Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Indiana Dunes

May 29, 2018

Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Indiana Dunes by Cathy Martin, Program Manager, Save the Dunes Save the Dunes and the Field Museum partnered with local ecologists and land managers to create the Indiana Dunes Climate Change Adaptation Plan, an action-oriented… Read More

What the Foxconn Diversion Means to the Great Lakes

May 29, 2018

What the Foxconn Diversion Means to the Great Lakes by Cathy Martin, Program Manager, Save the Dunes On April 25th, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved an application from the City of Racine to divert 7 million gallons per… Read More

US Steel Consent Decree Public Comment Tools

May 29, 2018

Tell the Department of Justice Additional Measures are Needed to Protect Lake Michigan In April 2017, U.S. Steel’s Midwest Plant Facility in Portage, IN reported a discharge of process wastewater containing hexavalent chromium into the Burns Waterway, 500 yards from… Read More

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