Save the Dunes Partners with South Shore Line on Plant Rescue

May 22, 2019

This week, Save the Dunes and the South Shore Line partnered with NIPSCO, National Park Service, National Parks Conservation Association, and Shirley Heinze Land Trust to plant 400 plugs of rare or ecologically significant plant species within Cowles Bog. This… Read More

April’s Update on the Public Trust

April 22, 2019

Dead Bills. Now What?April’s Update on the Public Trust. by Natalie Johnson, Executive Director, Save the Dunes In March and April, you read our call to action and spoke out against SB 581 and spoke in favor of SB 553… Read More

Miller Woods Stewardship Day for Green Gary

April 19, 2019

Miller Woods Stewardship Day Saturday, April 27 9:00am to 11:00am Miller Woods (meet at the Lake Street Beach parking lot, 860 N Lake Street, Gary, Indiana) Join Save the Dunes and the National Park Service for a stewardship event in… Read More

Go native! It’s never been easier being green!

April 11, 2019

It is FINALLY that time of year when we can start to plant our gardens! Let’s all rejoice in the departure of the bitter cold and welcome the warmth of the spring sunshine! Save the Dunes and partners are always… Read More

Gary Seeks Proposals for Lake Street Beach Redevelopment

March 29, 2019

Summary: The Gary Redevelopment Commission has released a request for proposals (RFP) to redevelop 860 N. Lake Street, a 23-acre lakefront site adjacent to Lake Street in Gary’s Miller neighborhood. The public has the opportunity to submit questions and comments… Read More

Update: Petition to Stop SB581

March 10, 2019

Action Alert Update: Let the Judiciary Committee Know that Hoosiers Want Lake Michigan Access by Natalie Johnson, Executive Director, Save the Dunes On March 21, nearly 4,800 signatures were delivered to the Judiciary Committee asking them to oppose SB 581.… Read More

Petition to Stop SB 581

March 4, 2019

The contents of this post are now out of date. Please see our updated post by clicking here. Speak Out Against Senate Bill 581: Protect Our Right to the Lake Michigan Shoreline by Natalie Johnson, Executive Director, Save the Dunes… Read More

US Supreme Court Denies Lakefront Homeowners Certiorari

February 20, 2019

The US Supreme Court denied certiorari meaning the IN Supreme Court decision is settled law… but what’s next? by Natalie Johnson, Executive Director, Save the Dunes A moment of celebration. Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court refused to review the Indiana… Read More

Deep Freeze: What Lies Ahead for the Region

February 19, 2019

The Midwest’s experience with a historic deep freeze in January 2019 may provide new insight into what lies ahead for the region in the face of climate change by Victoria Wittig, Project Coordinator, Save the Dunes Do you remember the… Read More