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.

Up north here you see lots of ‘possums and raccoons killed on the highway. Down south you’ll probably see more armadillos than ‘possums or raccoons. People will drive by and say, “What a waste; that could have fed a family.” Believe it or not there are many recipes out there for ‘fixin’ armadillo. Here’s one that sounds interesting. I say sounds interesting because as of yet I have not experienced the pleasure of eating an armadillo. In case you beat me to going south, try this recipe and let...

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DNR TO ERECT BARRIER TO

BLOCK ASIAN CARP

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will implement a short-term step to address the advance of Asian carp up the Wabash River system and their potential movement into the Maumee River, a tributary to Lake Erie.

The focal point is Eagle Marsh, a 705-acre restored wetland near Fort Wayne that DNR staff identified as a possible pathway for Asian carp passage under certain flood conditions. The marsh is just north of Fox Island County Park near...

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Jonathan Hart

SCOUT OF THE TIME

(A recognition for scouts that are doing a good job and sticking with the program.)

 

 

SCOUTING AROUND’s recognition of this year’s ‘Scout of the Time’ belongs to the son of David Hart of Waynedale. David’s son is Jonathan Hart and he is thirteen years old. He is currently a Star Scout in Troop 20 sponsored by the Queen of Angels Catholic Church on State Street. Jonathan lives with his mother Alma on Cedar Ridge Run here in Fort Wayne.

Jonathan was in Cub Pack...

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Heavenly Father, help us remember that the jerk who cut us off in traffic last night is a single mother who worked nine hours that day and was rushing home to cook dinner, help with homework, do the laundry and spend a few precious moments with her children.

Help us to remember that the pierced, tattooed, disinterested young man who can’t make change correctly is a worried 19-year-old college student, balancing his apprehension over final exams with his fear of not getting his student loans...

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I’ve gone to Boy Scout summer camps, watched boys camp on weekend outings, and noticed them at other times trying to perform a simple task of peeling an orange. Now this isn’t a rocket science math problem; it’s just that, well, I’ve found a better way to ‘skin’ an orange without creating a juicy mess, getting the oily orange peel crumbs under my fingernails AND keeping the orange peel whole but in two pieces to be used for other things.

How do you peel an orange? Even if you don’t want to...

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A few years back, Boy Scout Troop #38, sponsored by Calvary United Methodist Church and Troop #349 from Aldersgate UMC made a trip to South Dakota to help restore a Native American graveyard. They enjoyed the strange land and the outdoor cooked meals they were served. During this time a very unlucky rattlesnake wondered into camp and it was promptly decapitated.

After looking the snake over and touching it to see if snakes really were slimy (which they aren’t) they asked one of the Indian...

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