Save the Dunes and the Ogden Dunes Environmental Advisory Board to Host Public meeting on U.S. Steel Proposed Consent Decree

May 14, 2018

Save the Dunes and the Ogden Dunes Environmental Advisory Board to Host Public Meeting on U.S. Steel Proposed Consent Decree Save the Dunes is partnering with the Ogden Dunes Environmental Advisory Board to host a public meeting scheduled for May… Read More

Celebrating Earth Day with Stewardship

May 4, 2018

Celebrating Earth Day with Stewardship by Cathy Martin, Program Manager, Save the Dunes On Earth Day, Steel City Academy students joined Save the Dunes and the National Park Service in removing invasive bush honeysuckle ​from panne habitat on City of… Read More

Planting with Natives Supports Biodiversity

May 3, 2018

Planting with Natives Supports Biodiversity by Victoria Wittig, Project Coordinator, Save the Dunes Spring has finally arrived and with it the beginning of the gardening season. Gardening is such a joy in so many ways… A garden can become an… Read More

Action Alert: U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act

April 17, 2018

URGENT Action Alert: Say “NO” to Loose Rules for Great Lakes Ships! “The U.S. Senate is poised to vote as early as tomorrow on eliminating Clean Water Act protections that prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. waters through the… Read More

More Information Needed on U.S. Steel Settlement

April 4, 2018

A proposed settlement has been reached between federal and Indiana agencies and U.S. Steel regarding the company’s release of 300 pounds of hexavalent chromium from its Midwest Plant into Lake Michigan near the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk last April, as… Read More

Welcoming Our New Project Coordinator, Victoria Wittig

March 24, 2018

Welcome, Victoria Wittig! Save the Dunes is excited to welcome our newest staff member, Victoria Wittig. In true poetic form, Victoria has written the following introduction. May this fun read acquaint you with our newest talent working behind the scenes… Read More

Coalition: Budget a Victory for People, Great Lakes

March 23, 2018

Coalition: Budget a Victory for People, Great Lakes As a proud member of the Healing Our Waters Coalition, Save the Dunes is proud to share the following on the coalition’s behalf. ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 23, 2018)—The U.S. House and… Read More

Indiana Supreme Court Rules the Shoreline Belongs to Hoosiers

February 22, 2018

Indiana Supreme Court Rules the Shoreline Belongs to Hoosiers In a huge win for the public trust doctrine and the people of Indiana, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the State of Indiana owns the beach up to the ordinary… Read More

Save the Dunes to Advocate for Great Lakes Protection in D.C.

February 22, 2018

Save the Dunes to Advocate for Great Lakes Protection in D.C. Save the Dunes and partners across the Great Lakes basin will travel to Washington, D.C. in March as part of Great Lakes Day, an annual event through which organizations,… Read More