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Waynedale Outdoors Guide

Enjoy outdoors activities like gardening, camping, hiking and more? This section is for you! These articles contain the latest local outdoors news and entertainment from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana area.

WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN ALLEN COUNTY MOSQUITOES

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Residents are being reminded to mosquito-proof themselves and their homes after the first signs of West Nile virus activity were identified in Allen County.

West Nile virus is commonly found throughout the state each summer and there is usually an increase in activity as the season progresses. Starting in late June, the Department of Health has been trapping and testing mosquitoes for disease such as West Nile virus (WNv), Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and St. Louis Encephalitis (SLE) as...

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WEEDS & DISEASES

Details Doug Hackbarth - Broadview Florist & Greenhouses

Gardening is supposed to be a relaxing hobby that one should look forward to each and every day. A hobby where you simply plant flowers and seeds, sit back and enjoy the wondrous beauty and feel proud of your hard work and accomplishments. But what happened? Today all I see are weeds and disease in my "beautiful" gardens. Now the real work begins.

Gardening, as in life, is not always just the good times but sometimes we must work for greatness. I'm not going into the "life" aspects but when it...

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FREE BEGINNER WATERFOWL HUNTING WORKSHOPS

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Three free waterfowl hunting workshops for novices and beginners will be offered by the Department of Natural Resources at three different sites in August.

Similar material will be covered at each, so there is no need to attend more than one. Presentation topics will include waterfowl hunting regulations, goose and duck identification, equipment and techniques. There also will be a show-and-tell segment.

Waterfowl hunting equipment, including blinds, waders, clothing, decoys and gadgets will...

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HEAT WARNING FOR ANIMAL OWNERS

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City of Fort Wayne, Animal Care & Control has issued a hot weather alert for animal owners. Due to current high temperatures and the heat index, Animal Care & Control officials are reminding people to pay extra attention to provisions for their animals during this time. When possible, bring pets into an air-conditioned area of your home, fans are also helpful where air-conditioning is unavailable.

Animals must have a shady, sheltered place to rest and quantities of fresh water must be...

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WORLD CLASS GOLF AT SYCAMORE HILLS GOLF CLUB

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Sycamore Hills Golf Club, will host the debut of the "Web.com Tour Finals" on August 26-September 1, Western Golf Association and PGA TOUR officials announced. The Hotel Fitness Championship will be the biggest golf tournament played in the Hoosier state in 2013 and will bring an estimated $4-5 million in economic impact.

The Hotel Fitness Championship is one of four newly created Web.com Tour Finals events for 2013 that will determine the 50 players who earn cards for the 2013-14 PGA TOUR...

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FOURTH OF JULY PICNIC - HOME COUNTRY

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The annual Fourth of July picnic was a celebration of time and freedom. We'd all watched the parade, earlier, because that's what you do on the Fourth, and we believe in it.

Our parade features Scout troops in uniform, the high school band, floats with pretty girls ... well, okay, it's actually Delbert's convertible with signs on the doors ... and little kids proudly leading their dogs down our main street. In other words, pretty much everyone.

Those of us who aren't marching have been known...

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