Comments on USS Gary Works

March 12, 2021

Comment on U.S. Steel – Gary Work NPDES Permit Renewal to Protect Lake Michigan’s Waters Save the Dunes is calling on its members and supporters to submit their comments to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) to strengthen the… Read More

Request for Proposals: Website, Marketing and Communication Services

March 12, 2021

Date Issued: 3/12/2021 Submissions Due: 4/1/2021 This Request for Proposals is intended to solicit competitive responses from local contractors to develop a marketing and communications plan, and a new website for our organization.   The primary contact for questions regarding… Read More

URGENT Action Alert: The fight to protect wetlands is not over! Together, let’s stop Senate Bill 389!

February 26, 2021

URGENT Action Alert: The fight to protect wetlands is not over! Together, let’s stop Senate Bill 389! Earlier this month, a controversial bill that would repeal Indiana’s Isolated Wetlands Law, eliminating protection for state-regulated wetlands, passed the Indiana Senate in… Read More

2020 Paul H. Douglas Memorial Award

January 27, 2021

Each year, Save the Dunes bestows their highest honor – the Paul H. Douglas Memorial Award – for outstanding service to the cause of preserving and protecting the Indiana dunes. The Douglas Award is in recognition of Illinois Senator Paul… Read More

Pollution Continues at ArcelorMittal: Latest Updates

August 20, 2020

by Victoria Wittig, Senior Program Specialist, Save the Dunes On the one year anniversary of a significant environmental pollution event, it is reasonable to anticipate that steps have been taken to prevent the pollution from happening again. So, where do… Read More

Save the Dunes Seeks Tire & Debris Removal Services

August 10, 2020

Port of Indiana 50th Anniversary

July 24, 2020

Recently, the Northwest Indiana Times reported on the Port of Indiana’s 50th anniversary. The story of the port is one of celebration for our region’s economy, but it is also a story of the loss of some of the region’s… Read More

2020 Youth Environmental Awardees

July 16, 2020

    In celebration of our 68th Birthday, Save the Dunes is awarding two exceptional individuals The Dorothy Buell Youth Environmental Award (YEA) in recognition of their outstanding commitment to protecting our region’s natural resources. The award is named for our founder and first president, Dorothy Buell.… Read More

A Walk Through Cowles Bog

June 16, 2020

There’s a place in Dune Acres, very close to Chesterton, Indiana, that offers the body, mind and imagination both respite and ignition. It is a time capsule. Whether you are going for the first time, or the fiftieth, this place… Read More