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.

2002 YOUTH GARDEN PROGRAM
Space is limited for the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Services' fifth annual Allen County Master Gardener Youth Volunteer Program for children ages 8-12. Apply now at the Purdue Cooperative Extension Office. Space is limited. The children will participate in a gardening curriculum, hands-on learning, and educational field trips. The students receive a handbook with gardening information and learn from instructors about: garden safety, biennials...

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Students from Kindergarten through 5th Grade are invited to enter the Sunflower Contest, which is sponsored by the cooperative extension service and Purdue Master Gardeners. In order to get in on the fun, come to the Cooperative Extension Office anytime from April 8 through May 10 to pick up a package of free sunflower seeds and directions for planting. Contest judging will take place on September 8, 2002. Don't miss this opportunity for summer fun. Pick up your seed packets at the...

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ALLEN COUNTRY 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS CLUB PROGRAMS

These programs are sponsored by the Allen County 4-H Shooting Sports Club. The programs teach safe handling of firearms, proper use of equipment, shooting techniques and ethics of good shooters.

MUZZLELOADING – This program will begin Thursday, April 25 at 7pm at the Allen County Extension Office, located at 4001 Crescent Avenue. Then the program will continue at the Izaak Walton League, Huntertown on May 2,9,16,23 and 30 from 6:30pm to...

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GLEN SALMON NAMED AS NEW DIRECTOR OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

Twenty-four year Department of Natural Resources employee Glen Salmon has been selected by DNR director John Goss to head the DNR's Division of Fish and Wildlife. Salmon is a career employee who has worked his way up through the ranks. He spent 15 years working at Cikana and Mixsawbah state fish hatcheries as a laborer, laboratory technician and assistant property manager.

In 1993 Salmon was promoted to fisheries staff specialist in...

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"GARDENING SOLUTIONS"

This is the theme of the 2002 Home and Garden Show, which runs from February 27, through March 3, 2002. Highlights of the show include ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS FREE GARDENING SEMINARS throughout the show upstairs in the Red Room. In addition, Master Gardeners will be available to answer garden questions at their booth located in the Garden Hall. Stop by and purchase seed collected by the Master Gardener volunteers.

 

YOUNG GARDENERS, APPLY NOW FOR SUMMER, 2002 YOUTH...

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'BIRD SEX'Turn off those SOAP Operas and come join our Fox Island naturalist, learn about 'bird sex', and have 'Breakfast With The Birds' at Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road, – February 20, 2002. This exciting morning we will find out about birds that change their sex, have affairs, and much more. Bird loving is an exciting topic. The program will start out in a classroom and then we will go on a short bird watching hike (weather permitting). The cost for the program is $2 per...

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