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.

Festival of Freezing Moon, Summit Lake State Park, October 22-23

The fourth annual Festival of the Freezing Moon will be held at Summit Lake State Park, October 22-23. This year’s festival features the annual Campsite Decorating Contest, Chili Cook-Off, and Pumpkin Carving contests. Pumpkins will be provided on a first-come, first served basis, but quantities are limited. If you have a pumpkin, bring it with you. Trick-or-treating will also be offered in the campground from 7-9 p.m. Camping is...

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NEWS FROM

MIAMI DISTRICT

THE WAYNEDALE AREA

October Calendar - 23rd - University of Scouting at IPFW. Join us for a fun filled Saturday and get trained!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Earl Kumfer has stepped down as District Commissioner to concentrate on his family and some new responsibilities at the University of St. Francis. For many years Earl has supported Miami District as District Commissioner. He has given countless hours to the support and training of our Unit Commissioners and helped many leaders...

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Dear Unit Leaders,

As I am sure you are all aware, the Council is hosting this year’s Fall Camporee on October 8th-10th on the IPFW campus in Fort Wayne to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.

The committee has been working for months to put this event together to give your Scouts a program that they will not soon forget. The activities planned are some that many of your Scouts will not have the opportunity to experience without their participation in the...

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ABOUT FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT IN INDIANA

Fish and wildlife management and public access are funded by fishing and hunting license revenue and also through the Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration Programs administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. These programs collect excise taxes on sporting arms and ammunition, archery equipment, fishing equipment, and motorboat fuels. The money is distributed among state fish and wildlife agencies based on land size and the number of licensed...

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RAY’S OWN SMOKY GARLIC WILD MEAT MARINADE

(Also good for ‘tame’ meat)

 

1 cup (8 oz.) ketchup or catsup (go cheap; save money)

1 cup (8 oz.) cooking oil (I like to use olive oil or Canola oil)

1 cup (8 oz.) soy sauce (Lite Soy Sauce has less salt)

1 cup (8 oz.) lemon juice (I use Real Lemon – fresh is better)

Liquid smoke to taste (I use a lot!)

Garlic powder to taste (A heaping tablespoon isn’t too much)

Blend all ingredients together. Put steaks, chops, chicken parts, squirrel...

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Doug Hackbarth

Caladiums are grown from tubers and are propagated by dividing larger tubers into smaller clumps. It is important to dig out the center “eye” in order to push the growth of all of the other “eyes” for a fuller, but shorter caladium.

To get a head start for the spring season, it is a good idea to set the tubers into a shallow flat (plastic) and just barely cover them with peat or a light soil mix. Do this in April, inside the house, and keep in an area that stays 70 degrees or warmer with...

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