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.

Thursday, June 10

8 to 10 a.m.

Breakfast on the Marsh, light breakfast and nature presentation:

Wetland Neighbors: National Serv-All’s Conservation Efforts

Coventry Meadows Senior Community on W. Jefferson Blvd. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project for nature lovers 50+, free. Contact Rachel Rossiter Smith at 478-2515 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a spot as space is...

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Aboite New Trails is excited to announce that construction began on a new 1-mile multi-use trail and boardwalk along the east side of Homestead Road from Covington Road to Aboite Center Road. Construction of this trail has been privately funded by Aboite New Trails donors and will be accepted by the City of Fort Wayne upon completion for ownership, maintenance and liability.

The project is planned for completion by Fall, 2010.

Once completed, this trail will help to create nearly 20 miles...

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The long winter is over and past; let’s get ready to hit the campgrounds a runnin’. What should we pack to eat? Roast pheasant? Haunch of buffalo? Whole roasted hog? Should we have a seven-course dinner or just a five? Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Why go through all that? Make it easy on yourself. After all you have been busy all winter checking out sleeping bags for tears and repairing bad zippers. You’ve spread all of them out on the bed in the...

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Outdoor Indiana magazine’s May-June issue is the first to include an eight-page collectible full-color insert on a state park or reservoir property. McCormick’s Creek State Park, Indiana’s oldest, is the first featured. The magazine will continue profiling one property each issue, until the centennial of Indiana state parks in 2016.

The same issue also debuts what may become an annual feature on Indiana’s best combination of small town/big...

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TAKE ME FISHING™  Debuts Three New Patches for Scouts

TAKE ME FISHING, the boating and fishing communities’ national campaign, introduced the Scouting Patch Program recently. Three new boating and fishing patches, now available to Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, promote the merits of the sport and encourage scouts to plan and organize fishing trips using the resources found at TakeMeFishing.org.

Passport Patch – Cub Scouts and Scouts aged 6 to 11 earn this patch by completing an introductory...

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(Discovered/invented on campout when onions were accidentally left off grocery list)

3 eggs

A teaspoon of water for each egg

Butter, margarine, olive oil, canola oil, or bacon grease (I prefer olive oil)

Small handful of chopped wild green onions, chopped wild ramps, or chives

Salt and pepper to taste

Slice of cheese (cheddar or Swiss

1/4 of a red bell pepper (diced) green bell pepper will do but not as colorful

Hot sauce (optional)

Beat eggs and water together...

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