Save the Dunes Leads Asian Carp Tour in NW Indiana

October 30, 2013

On October 29, 2013, Save the Dunes coordinated a bus tour with The Nature Conservancy and NW IN Forum to discuss local NW IN ramifications of potential separation of the waterways in Chicago to prevent Asian Carp (and other aquatic… Read More

Save the Dunes Announces New Board Members

October 28, 2013

Save the Dunes held its annual membership meeting on Sunday, October 27. The annual meeting is an opportunity for the organization’s 600+ members to celebrate the year’s accomplishments, discuss priorities going forward, and to elect new board members. Executive Director… Read More

A Piece of Save the Dunes History

October 28, 2013

Check out this wonderful historic film produced by the Save the Dunes Council in 1958.  It’s a fascinating insight into the early struggle to save the dunes, and an important piece of our organization’s history. Movie provided courtesy of Herb and… Read More

Jerry Davich on Enbridge’s Tar Sands Pipeline

October 27, 2013

This morning the Northwest Indiana Post-Tribune’s renowned journalist Jerry Davich covered how Enbridge Energy’s new tar sands pipeline through our region is impacting residents, natural resources, and forcing us to ask critical questions about our own role in demand for… Read More

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