Let’s Go Paddle! East Branch of the Little Calumet River

Paddling the East Branch of the Little Calumet River Starts Here! Welcome to our resource for getting out on the East Branch of the Little Calumet River. With significant stretches in both Indiana and Illinois, the Little Calumet River has helped link cities and towns throughout the Chicago region for centuries. The East Branch of the […]

Save the Dunes Embarks on Plastic Recycling Project

NexTrex Bench Recycling Project Starting September 1st, Save the Dunes is  engaging in an exciting new recycling program.  We  will be collecting plastic bags and other soft plastic films at three donation locations, if we meet our goal of keeping 1000lbs of plastic waste out of landfills and out of nature, we will receive a […]

Industry & Conservation

NIPSCO corporate Volunteer day at Indiana Dunes National Park When conservation and industry work together, great things can happen! Save the Dunes organized a volunteer day at Chellberg Farm in the Indiana Dunes National Park for NIPSCO, where participants worked on removing invasive species! Nipsco is a mission level sponsor of Save the Dune, along […]

Save the Dunes Team Paddles The East Branch Little Calumet

Save the Dunes Team Paddles the East Branch This month’s team outing the Save the Dunes team left the air conditioned comfort of the Barker House and ventured out on the East Branch of the Little Calumet River. It was a warm day, but the team spirit was high as we were all excited to […]

Save the Dunes tours Cleveland Cliffs

Last month we had the chance to tour the facilities at the Cleveland-Cliff’s Burns Harbor Steel Mill in Northwest Indiana. As a non-profit environmental advocacy organization, transparency and connection with industry is an important element to the successful partnerships at Save the Dunes. We asked each of our staff, plus our Board President, to give […]