Calumet Heritage Conference – Oct 26

October 10, 2013

Please join the Calumet Heritage Partnership for the 14th Annual Calumet Heritage Conference Network Calumet: A Heritage Resources Journey Saturday, October 26, 2013  •  In the Historic Clock Tower Factory Building at the Pullman State Historic Site  •  11057 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL  •… Read More

2013 Annual Membership Meeting

October 8, 2013

Sunday, October 27, 2013  •  1pm-3pm  •  Barker House, 444 Barker Road, Michigan City, IN We invite members and friends of Save the Dunes to join us for our Annual Meeting.  We will talk about our 2013 priorities and successes,… Read More

Attend the Asian Carp Control Educational Forum this November

October 7, 2013

On November 6, the Indiana Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Little River Wetland Project, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and the Northwest Indiana Forum will be hosting an Asian carp educational forum at the Northwest Indiana Forum in Portage… Read More

Pushing the Issues: Enbridge’s Tar Sands Pipeline

October 7, 2013

You may have noticed that Enbridge is beginning work to install Line 6B through our region.  Line 6B is a new, expanded pipeline to replace an existing pipeline that runs from Griffith, Indiana to Sarnia, Ontario. The flagging began two… Read More

State of Indiana Dedicates First Underwater Nature Preserve – the JD Marshall Shipwreck

September 30, 2013

We are proud of our colleagues at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for working tirelessly to set up the state’s first underwater nature preserve – the JD Marshall Preserve.  The JD Marshall is just one of many shipwrecks in… Read More

On BP’s Wastewater Permit

September 26, 2013

Save the Dunes, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Alliance for the Great Lakes have been poring over piles of documents relating to BP’s current National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) wastewater permit through the Indiana Department of Environmental Management… Read More

Save the Dunes Unsure More Parking Needed at Porter Beach

September 26, 2013

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore went through a process called an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate a series of options on Wabash Avenue in Porter Beach near the lakefront.  The National Lakeshore’s land is right next to town land, and… Read More

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Shoreline Study

September 25, 2013

In 2012, the National Park Service engaged the community in a discussion of their robust study of complex shoreline issues that impact park natural resources.  The shoreline in Indiana has a series of structures built in it – the pier… Read More

Save the Dunes Supports Cowles Bog Restoration

September 25, 2013

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will begin restoration efforts on June 20th to return Cowles Bog to a wetland. Save the Dunes and several other local environmental organizations including the Shirley Heinz Land Trust, The Field Museum, the National Parks… Read More