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.

The public can learn about coyote biology and how to deal with coyotes in urban areas at a series of programs in Fort Wayne this month.

Sponsored by the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife, the free programs are scheduled for February 25 in Fort Wayne at the Allen County Library, Downtown Branch, 900 Library Plaza, 6-8 p.m.

Those wishing to attend should register in advance at wildlife.IN.gov/7548.htm or by calling (317) 234-2440.
Presenters will include the DNR furbearer biologist, DNR...

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The Allen County SPCA is pleased to have received a grant from Best Friends Animal Society for its Name Your Feline Adoption Fee initiative to help homeless pets right here in Allen County.

The Allen County SPCA participates in Best Friends' No More Homeless Pets® Network, a program offering help and support to grassroots animal rescue groups saving lives in their communities.

"This grant means that we can add the Name Your Feline Adoption Fee initiative to our efforts this year to find...

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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 next February. 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.
NOTE—the Tuesday Little...

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Mabel Adams was out the other day, with her new walker, the one with the basket on it, and a seat for sitting when she gets tired? It's a purple kind of walker and she likes it. It has hand brakes, too, just like a bicycle. She was headed for the Curl Up 'N Dye beauty salon to get her permanent renewed, and she had to pass by the elementary school on her way.

And there were half a dozen kids trying to get kites to fly in the gentle breezes of February.

They can't wait, she thought, for the...

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Limberlost State Historic Site is Open for Guided Tours and Hikes all Winter.

Limberlost State Historic Site is keeping the doors of Gene Stratton Porter's cabin open this winter. The Historic Site is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests can take a guided tour of the 14-room Queen Ann rustic log cabin home of author, Gene Stratton-Porter or explore some of the 1800 acres of restored Limberlost wetlands with a Limberlost naturalist.

"Most people think that the Limberlost is...

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If you are the fortunate recipient of a beautiful arrangement of flowers during the Valentine's Day event, you may be interested in a few simple tricks to help keep your lovely gift for as long as possible. Water is the key ingredient to making flowers last their longest. Always keep the container filled to the very top and it is important to exchange the water with fresh water at least every other day. This is as simple as going to the sink and tipping the vase over while holding on to the...

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