Still working to restore Grand Marsh

The Grand Kankakee Marsh once covered more than 500,000 acres in Indiana and was famous for its abundance of fish and wildlife. The Izaak Walton Leagues in Indiana and Illinois are calling for 10 percent of that area to be restored to its natural state.

GRIFFITH – A local environmental group is joining its neighbors to the west in calling for restoration of one the former natural wonders of Northwest Indiana.

The Illinois and Indiana divisions of the Izaak Walton League of America have adopted policies calling for a restoration of 10 percent of the Grand Kankakee Marsh in Indiana, according to Indiana Division president Keith Halper.

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