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.

Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting almost 1,200 acres of natural and restored wetlands in Allen and Huntington Counties, offers interesting and informative nature events this September. All are free and open to the community.
Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project.
Free.
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 260-478-2515 for information.

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Cooperating agencies have assembled a list of about 15 trails at various sites, each about 1 mile in length. Hikers who complete 10 of the listed trails will receive an award.  Forms can be downloaded online or picked up at agency offices after completing a short sign-up form so the number of participants can be tracked. The Trailblazers form will have space for the date hiked, along with participant contact information. Cooperating agency logos and contact information are included.  The back...

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Every so often, kind-hearted Hoosiers "rescue" an injured or seemingly abandoned baby wild animal and try to care for it.

The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife has one thing to say: Don't do it.

"Most baby animals are not abandoned," said Michelle Cain, wildlife information specialist with the division. "Many animals leave their young alone when searching for food and come back to them throughout the day. They also use this as a way to deter predators, as a predator may follow the mother...

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Proceeds from ticket sales will provide running shoes for local children in need. Come support our young athletes while experiencing this remarkable film on Thursday, August 22.

Prevention Fort Wayne and Three Rivers Running Company proudly present the highly acclaimed documentary premier:  Desert Runners

A story about real people, extreme challenges, and life... beyond the comfort zone.

"Desert Runners is a near perfect documentary, capturing the wonder of the human spirit. Director...

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If you are fortunate enough to still have a good, thriving Christmas poinsettia and have wondered once what it might take to bring it back into bloom, wonder no more...it is now time to cut it back. This is not a process that you can wait until next month to do. You must do it today or give up and throw it away. Poinsettias are very sensitive to many things and doing the right "thing" at the right time is a must.

Generally your poinsettia should have been cut back already once or twice, and...

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Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting almost 1,200 acres of natural and restored wetlands in Allen and Huntington Counties, offers interesting and informative nature events this August. All are free and open to the community.
Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 260-478-2515 for information.

Every Tuesday in August
9 to...

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