Northwest Indiana Partnership Secures Funding for Restoration along Little Calumet River

November 13, 2017

Save the Dunes, Shirley Heinze Land Trust, and the Dunes Learning Center have received a Chi-Cal Rivers Fund grant for $275,000 to implement restoration and species inventory projects at several Shirley Heinze Land Trust sites and a restoration project at… Read More

Supporting the Indiana Dunes State Park through Partnership

November 10, 2017

Save the Dunes, the National Parks Conservation Association and the Student Conservation Association are working to bolster land restoration and management efforts in the Indiana dunes landscape, furthering the protection of our national and state park and treasured Northwest Indiana… Read More

Members Can Cast Their Vote at the Save the Dunes Annual Meeting on December 7

November 9, 2017

On December 7, Save the Dunes will host its Annual Membership Meeting at its office on 444 Barker Road in Michigan City. This meeting is a great opportunity to learn more about Save the Dunes’ current projects and what’s in… Read More

Save the Dunes and NPS Host Opt Outside Hike at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

November 8, 2017

Instead of shopping on Black Friday, opt outside for a free, expert-led, family-friendly hike at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Friday, November 24, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at West Beach. Co-sponsored by Save the Dunes, the interactive hike… Read More

Save the Dunes Supports Indiana Dunes National Park Name Change

October 5, 2017

Yesterday, the House Committee on Natural Resources approved Congressman Pete Visclosky’s legislation to designate the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as a National Park. The Committee approved the legislation, H.R. 1488, the Indiana Dunes National Park Act, by unanimous consent.  The measure… Read More

Northwest Indiana Plant Booklet Wins Architect Award for Educational Booklet

October 5, 2017

The American Society of Landscape Architects: Indiana Chapter, awarded Hitchcock Design Group in association with Save the Dunes Conservation Fund, Phenix7 Mktg, and Orbis Environmental Consulting the prestigious Award of Excellence in the Communication category for the creation and publication of Living in… Read More

Save the Dunes and National Park Service Restoring Unique Wetland Habitat

August 15, 2017

Save the Dunes was awarded a Sustain Our Great Lakes grant to restore panne habitat in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and adjacent municipality-owned land in the City of Gary and the Town of Ogden Dunes. Pannes are interdunal wetlands… Read More

Latest Study Identifies Barriers to Stop Asian Carp

August 9, 2017

On Monday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a long-awaited study that provides new information on ways to stop the movement of invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. The study, known as the Brandon Road Lock and Dam… Read More


August 8, 2017

Last month, EPA Director Scott Pruitt announced a proposal to repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule. This rule which defines “waters of the US” clarifies longstanding confusion about the water protected by the 1972 Clean Water Act, declaring streams and wetlands… Read More