Save the Dunes Visits Washington DC for Great Lakes Day

March 7, 2014

Last week, Save the Dunes joined the Healing Our Waters Coalition and over 100 Great Lakes advocates in Washington, D.C. to urge members of Congress to support programs that protect and restore the Great Lakes. Priorities included continuing funding of… Read More

Gardening with Native Plants and Controlling Invasives

February 24, 2014

On Sunday The Assoc. of Beverly Shores Residents hosted a panel to discuss invasive species, their impact on the dunes region, and what residents can do to control these species and replace them with native ones. Paul Quinlan of Shirley… Read More

Thanks for Helping Defeat HB 1143

February 24, 2014

THANK YOU to everyone who contacted their legislators to oppose House Bill 1143. Executive Director Nicole Barker testified against the bill at the Statehouse today (Monday, February 24, 2014) along with colleagues from Hoosier Environmental Council, Sierra Club, Citizens Action… Read More

Action Alert: Oppose Senate Bill 186

February 13, 2014

February 13, 2014 Please contact your Indiana representative and senator today to tell them to oppose Senate Bill 186. This bill seeks to amend Indiana law by providing even more enhanced legal protection for the meat industry to use “generally… Read More

GLMRIS Public Meeting – Tues, Feb 11 at NIRPC

February 10, 2014

Tuesday, February 11 2014 4:00pm – 7:00pm Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission 6100 Southport Rd Portage, IN 46368 Contact: Cathy Martin cathy @ savedunes.org The recently-released Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS) Report summarizes the results of an… Read More

New Farm Bill Connects Farmers, Wastewater Utilities in New Way

February 5, 2014

If you don’t know, it’s been years since Congress passed a Farm Bill and many of its provisions have been widely debated for just as long.  On February 4, the Senate passed the bill and now it’s headed to the… Read More

Check Out Our 2014 Calendar of Events!

January 27, 2014

The Save the Dunes calendar is bursting at the seams with fun events in 2014.  We hope you can join us for an event, two…or three!  From hikes in the dunes to beer tastings to our annual music fest, you… Read More

2014 Appropriations Bill a Win for Great Lakes Restoration and Clean Water

January 22, 2014

Congress released its 2014 spending bill and the news is good! The bill restores funding for two essential Great Lakes programs – the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. Once at risk of significant cuts,… Read More

Presentation on Wetland Restoration Projects in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

January 14, 2014

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 6:00-8:00pm CT Barker House, 444 Barker Road, Michigan City, IN 46360 Join Save the Dunes in welcoming Dr. Dan Mason, a botanist with the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, for a lovely evening lecture.  Dr. Mason has… Read More