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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.

TAKE A BITE OUT OF THE SUMMER MOSQUITO!

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Mosquitos can be more than a nuisance ... and to lessen the risk of mosquito-borne disease transmission (viral encephalitis), the following prevention tips are recommended:

If you cannot stay indoors during the peak mosquito feeding hours (dusk until dawn), then apply insect repellent containing DEET when you are outside. For adults, use an insect spray that contains 10-30% DEET. Read the label to ensure that the spray is EPA approved. Be sure to read the directions for the correct dosing...

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WAYNEDALE WOODS AND WATERS

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There are a lot of summer outdoor activities going on right here in the Waynedale area or 'just down the road' as it were. Fox Island is located at 7324 Yohne Road. You can fish, picnic, swim, bird watch, hike, or join in some of the other Fox Island summer activities this summer. For instance:

 

EDIBLE INSECTS – That's right, eat bugs at Fox Island County Park on July 13 from 12noon to 1:30pm. Bring your appetite, or for those with a weak stomach but like to watch others try something new...

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WAYNEDALE WOODS AND WATERS

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FOREST AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP OFFERED

A workshop on improving forestland for wildlife is offered for woodland owners and others interested in Indiana's environment from Sept. 26 - 29 at the Indiana FFA Leadership Center in Trafalgar, Indiana. The program is free and includes room and board at the FFA Center. "Many people believe that the management and harvest of timber products conflict with wildlife. However, properly planned timber management activities can improve habitats...

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WAYNEDALE GARDENERS YARD AND HOME NEWS

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PURDUE SOIL SCIENTIST DIGGING FOR ANSWERS TO SEPTIC SYSTEM FAILURE

 

Purdue University is partnering with Allen County officials to dig for answers to why septic systems are prematurely failing for numerous homeowners in northeast Indiana. Brad Lee, Purdue Extension soil and land use specialist, will study soil characteristics in Allen County and compare the soil in areas where septic systems have failed with soils where systems function properly. "Allen County officials are aggressively...

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WAYNEDALE WOODS AND WATERS

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Ahhhhh! It's summertime or almost summer anyway. The weather has been weird and I won't use it to explain why the fish aren't biting or why I'm not catching any. I hear the bluegill are getting ready to go on their beds as soon as the water warms up a might. I hope that all the children, that received the 'free' fishin' poles The Waynedale News gave out, will be using them and send in the 'monster bluegill' pictures to us for publication. Also teach your children how to catch, cook, and eat...

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WAYNEDALE GARDENERS YARD AND HOME NEWS

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LEAVE FIREWORKS TO THE PROFESSIONALS

Decades of accidents teach us that fireworks are dangerous. Over 8,500 fireworks-related injuries occur with more than 2,000 eye injuries each year. The typical victim is a teenager, at home, unsupervised, with a group of friends. They are playing with fireworks, and chances are one of them will end up in the emergency room with an injury to the eyes, head or hands. Losing your sight or losing a finger is a tragic price to pay for a few minutes of fun...

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