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.

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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It's noon in Waynedale. How can you tell? Check out the local lines at the drive-thru at MacDonald's, Arby's and Azar's. Even now, with gas over four bucks a gallon we still see cars huffing and puffing in a line that just won't quit. And won't quit wasting gas, either. So, that's a number one way for a Waynedaliac to save some green. Park that car, and walk into the restaurant, order your meal. Wanna save a little more green while you're in there and maybe a few inches on your waistline? Buy a...

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Everyone is invited to tour the new Eagle Marsh Woods and adjacent areas of Eagle Marsh, with experts available on the plants and wildlife, on Saturday, October 4. The free-guided hikes, offered by the Little River Wetlands Project, will leave between 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. from the Eagle Marsh barn on Engle Road (1/2 mile east of W. Jefferson) in southwest Fort Wayne.

"With these tours, we hope to introduce the almost 30-acre Eagle Marsh Woods to everyone who has been wanting to see it since...

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In early 2008 the vision for the Waynedale Green Alliance began to take shape as a clear cut example to serve as a pilot project to 'green' historic Waynedale. Our plan was to invite collaboration with existing entities that worked along the same lines, such as the Little Rivers Wetland Project, Friends of the Parks, and what used to be the Green Ribbon Commission of the greater Fort Wayne area. Along the way, a great many concerns and options have been brought to our attention.

The...

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