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.

'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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THE NEW RULES BECAME EFFECTIVE JAN. 25, 2002.

Comment: They changed some fishing rules but this writer would have to use the whole paper to decipher the rules and regulations for fishing in Indiana. Go to your nearest county seat and ask for the complete set of DNR rules and regulations pertaining to fishing in Indiana and try to read and understand them. There is a different fishing rule for almost every foot of river/lake in the state. Just fish for bluegill and leave the rest of the fish...

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Fishing-$14.25 Hunting-$14.25 Deer-$24 Turkey-$23 Trout Stamp-$9.25 

 

PURCHASING A LICENSE

In Person

Most licenses, including youth hunting licenses, are available from independent agents, county clerks and most Department of Natural Resources properties throughout the state. Non-resident licenses are available at the state's Customer Service Center in Indianapolis and at most DNR properties. Some independent agents carry non-resident licenses. The DNR Customer Service Center is...

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Allen County 4-H Clubs are sponsoring a Geranium Sale Fund Raiser. Each 4-inch potted geranium will cost $1.00. Colors offered this year include, Red, Salmon, White, Pink, Fushia, and Bi-Color (orange & white blooms). New in 2002 – 10" hanging baskets of Boston Fern or Purple Wave Petunias for $10.00 each will be offered. Orders must be placed and paid for by March 29. The geraniums and hanging baskets will be available for pickup at the Allen County Fairgrounds, Lions Barn, on Thursday...

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Seeing large numbers of crows is no 'caws' for alarm. Ok so this little pun is intended but after feeding crows in my front and back yard all summer and into this winter, I decided to do a little research on them. I have found that: Huge flocks of noisy crows in urban areas may alarm Hoosiers accustomed to spotting these big black birds feeding or nesting in small family groups.

But wildlife biologists say big crow flocks are a natural cold-weather phenomena. "Crows tend to flock...

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FOR THE GARDEN OF YOUR 2002 DAILY LIVING

PLANT THREE ROWS OF PEAS:
1. Peace of mind
2. Peace of heart
3. Peace of soul
PLANT FOUR ROWS OF SQUASH:
1. Squash gossip
2. Squash indifference
3. Squash grumbling
4. Squash selfishness
PLANT FOUR ROWS OF LETTUCE:
1. Lettuce be faithful
2. Lettuce be kind
3. Lettuce be patient
4. Lettuce really love one another
NO GARDEN IS WITHOUT TURNIPS:
1. Turnip for meetings
2. Turnip for service
3. Turnip to help one another
TO CONCLUDE OUR GARDEN WE MUST HAVE THYME:
1. Thyme for...

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