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.

Kookin’ On A Shoestring

 

If you’re going camping for the first time or the first time since you were a Girl/Boy Scout then you’ll want to do it as cheaply as possible until you get the hang of it; then you can go on and invest in some more sophisticated equipment and be more adventuresome, cooking wise.

Food: Keep the food simple. “The less you cook, the less you burn,” is a good motto. Take some food that you prepare at home before you go out into the wilds. This beats making mistakes in...

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(A column, whereas, you the reader may ask questions about camping, cooking, hunting, fishing, or other questions about living in our Great Waynedale Outdoors.)

 

 

Q–What kind of gun do I have to use to go deer hunting in Indiana?

A-You have your choice of shotguns, handguns, center-fire rifles of specific cartridge dimensions, muzzle loading handguns, and muzzle loading long guns.

 

Q–When is deer season?

A-Early Archery Season is from October 1st through the end of Firearms Season...

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MEET OUR SCOUTMASTER

 

Mr. Andy Dukarski has been married to his lovely wife Doni for twenty years. They have three sons, one daughter, and two grandchildren. Andy retired from General Motors two years ago after putting in thirty years with the company. He was a GM ‘Gypsy’ working for five plants in three different states, two foundries in Saginaw, Michigan, a transmission plant in Three Rivers, Michigan, a short stint in Tarrytown, New York and the finished up his career at the Fort Wayne...

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Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting over 1000 acres of wetlands southwest of Fort Wayne, offers interesting and informative nature events this winter and spring. All are free and open to the community.

 

Exciting Evening Nature Programs:

- Wednesday Night Hike, February 18, 6:30-8 pm. “Twilight’s Delights.” Join LRWP’s Betsy Yankowiak for an invigorating hike through Eagle Marsh during a time when wildlife is active. Enjoy the sunset and watch the night sky...

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Happy America, 2009!  We have a New Year, a new president, and Waynedale has some great new green news!

 

Just Especially for You has just begun to carry a line of eco-friendly clothes, and accessories. Denise Harmeyer, the owner of the shop, has aligned herself with ‘going green’ by making sure her products are top of the line and good to the earth.

Citilink has a brand new green bus that winds its way through the Dupont area, but Betsy Kachmar, of Citilink wanted to make sure that all...

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Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting over 1000 acres of wetlands southwest of Fort Wayne, offers interesting and informative nature events this winter. All are free and open to the community.

 

Exciting Evening Nature Programs:
Monday, January 26, 7:00-8:30 pm

 

"Salamanders at Eagle Marsh."
Join LRWP's Leslie Hamilton to learn more about these fascinating creatures that spend most of their lives underground. Hear results of the 2008 Salamander Study at Eagle...

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