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 City received two grants that move trail/greenway projects forward in the southwest and southeast portions of the City.

 

Grants from the Federal Transportation Enhancement Funds, awarded by the Northeastern Indiana Regional Coordinating Council (NIRCC), include $509,000 for the construction of Phase II of the Covington Road Trail project which goes from Eggeman Road to West Hamilton Road, and $371,000 for preliminary engineering and right of way acquisition for Phase I of the Six Mile...

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As promised a walkability score for Waynedale will follow. However, there are several qualifiers involved.

 

First of all, I probably walked what I consider the scariest and worst area to score in Waynedale. The Bluffton Road turning right at the Lower Huntington Road and Bluffton Road intersection. Secondly, I utilized a walkability test that has been designed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Center for Safe Routes to School, and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information...

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GraphyXDirect Printing made the sign. Christopher Crawford took photos and created the layout for the signage. Just Especially for You supplied all the volunteers with T-shirts made especially for them and A Brewster Smythe Concepts and Let's Go Green Fund Development jumped in with words and dollars to help Waynedale Green Alliance make a great showing at Fort Wayne's first ever 'green' trade show at the Memorial Coliseum. Something Old, Something New Consignment Store and Hill 'O' Beans...

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Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization, welcomes Soaring Hawk Raptor Rehabilitators for a free presentation and hike at Eagle Marsh on Wednesday, November 19, 6:30-8 pm. Meet Sherman the short-eared owl and Whodini the screech owl before venturing out to try to attract some of the owls that live at Eagle Marsh. If it rains, Soaring Hawk will bring more raptors to see indoors.  Join us at the Eagle Marsh barn (south side of Engle Road 1/2 mile east of W. Jefferson Blvd....

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7 Ways to Make the Death to Burial Process More Eco-Friendly

 

Boomers just like to change things. It is a fact that they started the first Earth Day and have lifted the sales of organic foods into the stratosphere. Now, though, boomer want to go home green. Not to their earthly homes -no! Home - that place after life. Wherever we might believe it will be. Green funerals, and burial products have just begun to find themselves on the national radar. Five states, Connecticut, Indiana...

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George Webber of Hill 'O' Beans Coffee here in Waynedale wanted to do something for the environment so he designed a very special mug program. Bring your own coffee mug to Hill 'O'Beans, and you get 25 per cent off each cup of coffee. A great way to stop the use of styrofoam that is filling up our landfills. And a wonderful way to help residents in Waynedale become part of a community of those who believe in greener living.

It's rough on local coffeehouses these days, just like...

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