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Every day, through education and advocacy, Save the Dunes labors to protect our environment by engaging in regional planning forums, reaching out to Northwest Indiana communities, and undertaking projects that ensure the dunes and Lake Michigan are healthy and accessible for you and your family.

You Can Save the Dunes

Every day, through education and advocacy, Save the Dunes labors to protect our environment by engaging in regional planning forums, reaching out to Northwest Indiana communities, and undertaking projects that ensure the dunes and Lake Michigan are healthy and accessible for you and your family.

You Can Save the Dunes

Every day, through education and advocacy, Save the Dunes labors to protect our environment by engaging in regional planning forums, reaching out to Northwest Indiana communities, and undertaking projects that ensure the dunes and Lake Michigan are healthy and accessible for you and your family.

You Can Save the Dunes

Every day, through education and advocacy, Save the Dunes labors to protect our environment by engaging in regional planning forums, reaching out to Northwest Indiana communities, and undertaking projects that ensure the dunes and Lake Michigan are healthy and accessible for you and your family.

Established in 1952, the mission of Save the Dunes is to preserve, protect and restore the Indiana dunes and all natural resources in Northwest Indiana’s Lake Michigan Watershed for an enhanced quality of life.

Preserve.

We protect the Indiana dunes by preserving and restoring critical lands and waters that make up the dune ecosystem of Northwest Indiana.

Protect.

We are recognized as a leading advocate in Great Lakes and Northwest Indiana’s dune ecosystem protection and enhancement at the local, regional, state, and national levels.

Restore.

We engage Northwest Indiana communities in Indiana dune ecosystem and Lake Michigan protection, while increasing recognition of the organization’s role and value in the community.

Get Involved

Become a member or make a donation so that you can help save the dunes.

UPDATED Statement on ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor Cyanide & Ammonia Exceedance

August 17, 2019

Biodiversity thrives in the Indiana Dunes

August 5, 2019

Save the Dunes, National Park Service and Partners to Restore Pollinator Habitat

July 30, 2019

Save the Dunes, the National Park Service, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Shirley Heinze Land Trust, Izaak Walton League, and NIPSCO are partnering to enhance pollinator habitat and improve connectivity in three areas of the Indiana… Read More

Guest Blog: Sunscreen Pollution – What is it and is it Affecting the Indiana Dunes?

June 7, 2019

Save the Dunes Partners with South Shore Line on Plant Rescue

May 22, 2019

April’s Update on the Public Trust

April 22, 2019

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