Save the Dunes Hosts Oil Spill Response Training

April 30, 2014

This Monday and Tuesday, Save the Dunes, in partnership with Enbridge, hosted a 24-hour HAZWOpER Training for Wildlife Response led by Focus Wildlife International. The training and coursework fulfilled the OSHA requirements for 24-hour HAZWOpER certification, which is required in… Read More

NW IN Reflections on Earth Day

April 22, 2014

The Post-Tribune ran an article today (4/22/14) reflecting on northwest Indiana’s conservation movement. Executive Director Nicole Barker was included; she commented on today’s threats to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the greatest of which is invasive species. Read the article… Read More

The Northwest Indiana Times on Dunes History

April 21, 2014

The Northwest Indiana Times ran a great piece summarizing the decades of efforts to preserve the Indiana dunes on April 20, 2014. See the article here.

Save the Dunes at Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration

April 14, 2014

Saturday, April 19th 9:00am-4:00pm Porter County Expo Center 215 E. Division Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383 Join Save the Dunes and over 80 other exhibitors at the Porter County Expo Center to celebrate Earth Day this Saturday, April 19th. Click here… Read More

Save the Dunes on Regional Water Quality

April 14, 2014

The Northwest Indiana Times recently published an article about our region’s upward trend in protecting water quality.  The piece celebrates the incredible partnerships that are helping us more thoroughly address the complex water quality stressors and challenges we are experiencing in… Read More

Save the Dunes Urges Chicago Wilderness to Celebrate Indiana Dunes for 2016 Anniversaries

April 4, 2014

Save the Dunes urged members of Chicago Wilderness to help celebrate the Indiana dunes in 2016 through increased support for our national and state park.  Executive Director Nicole Barker spoke about dwindling financial resources to sustain the incredible biodiversity of… Read More

Take Action: Encourage Progress on Restoring our Parks

March 18, 2014

Budget cuts and declining funds for national parks over the last several years have led to fewer rangers on duty, reductions in wildlife monitoring and other needed science, reduced maintenance capacity, and weakened resource management. These cutbacks threaten the health of… Read More

Find Out what Save the Dunes has been up to at Douglas Center Presentation

March 17, 2014

Saturday, April 12 10:00am-2:00pm Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education 100 N Lake Street, Gary, IN 46403 Stop by the Douglas Center on April 12th to chat with Parks Program Coordinator, Cathy Martin, and hear about projects that Save… Read More

Come Wine and Dine with Save the Dunes at Miller Bakery Cafe on April 13th

March 13, 2014

April 13th, 4:00-8:00pm Miller Bakery Cafe 555 South Lake Street, Gary, IN 46403 Tickets: $50 Come celebrate the arrival of springtime and your love for the Indiana dunes at Miller Bakery Cafe on Sunday, April 13th from 4:00-8:00 for the… Read More