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Meet Save the Dunes’ Great Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through Education Network Interns

By najohns2 | Aug 2, 2017

Over the summer, Save the Dunes’ staff has had the privilege to work with two outstanding students as part of the Great Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through Education Network (GLISTEN). GLISTEN is a collaborative effort made up of local colleges, universities,… Read More

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NWI Onsite Waste Management Education Program

By najohns2 | Jun 30, 2017

For the last six months, Save the Dunes has been working on a project called the Northwest Indiana Onsite Waste Management Education Program.  The purpose of the program was to educate decision makers, homeowners, onsite wastewater treatment system professionals, and… Read More

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By najohns2 | Jun 27, 2017

MICHIGAN CITY, IN – Earlier this month, over 1,000 individuals and families attended Save the Dunes’ signature fundraiser, Jammin with Save the Dunes, at Michigan City’s Guy Foreman Amphitheater. Proceeds from the event supported the work of local nonprofit Save… Read More

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Save the Dunes Helps Secure Funding for Critical Restoration Equipment

By cmartinsawyer | Jun 26, 2017

Save the Dunes secured $80,000 to contribute to the purchase of a Marsh Master for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. A Marsh Master is a large, amphibious vehicle that can lightly maneuver across wetlands and control extensive areas of invasive… Read More

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Save the Dunes to Offer Member Events

By najohns2 | May 5, 2017

Starting this year, Save the Dunes members can enjoy access to member events at locations throughout Northwest Indiana. These events facilitate member-to-member communication, offer the exploration of new locations, and promote new experiences in the Indiana dunes through exciting activities. In… Read More

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Save the Dunes Statement on Burns Waterway Spill: Update

By cmartinsawyer | Apr 14, 2017

Following the release of process wastewater containing hexavalent chromium from U.S. Steel Midwest Plant on Tuesday, April 11, Save the Dunes has been diligently bringing you timely information regarding the spill. In an attempt to provide the latest information as… Read More

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See the United Steelworkers Union Statement on the US Steel Chemical Spill

By cmartinsawyer | Apr 13, 2017

Regarding the recent chemical spill at US Steel’s Midwest plant in Portage, Indiana the United Steelworkers union released the following statement to Save the Dunes: “The USW at both the local and international levels is involved in the investigation of… Read More

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Save the Dunes Statement on Chemical Spill near Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

By cmartinsawyer | Apr 12, 2017

April 11, 2017 SPECIAL STATEMENT FROM SAVE THE DUNES: On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, U.S. EPA responded to a spill containing hexavalent chromium (also known as chromium-6) into Burns Waterway within 100 yards of Lake Michigan from the US Steel… Read More

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DuneHugger 2017 Spring Donation Drive

By cmartinsawyer | Apr 11, 2017

Spring is the time of our #dunehugger donation drive. Save the Dunes is able to make an impact on the health of the Indiana Dunes thanks to the generosity of members and supporters like you. Your donation supports our efforts for the… Read More

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