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

The Future of Development in Northwest Indiana

May 7, 2020

by Katie Hobgood, Program Director, Save the Dunes Save the Dunes is calling on community members to help inform our work on a project regarding increased future development in Northwest Indiana. We’ve created a survey, and we need to hear… Read More

Locals Advocate for the Great Lakes in Washington D.C.

April 15, 2020

Each year, Save the Dunes recruits and trains local community members and environmental professionals to represent Indiana on Great Lakes Day. This year, nine advocates from Indiana traveled to Washington D.C. to urge members of Congress to maintain federal support… Read More

Request for Quotation for GIS Work

April 1, 2020

Save the Dunes is requesting proposals for GIS work and the creation and printing of 10-15 maps. The project includes combining and cleaning up several shapefiles into a single file geodatabase, digitizing polygon data from two hard copy maps into… Read More

Jammin 2020 Canceled & Other COVID-19 Response

March 27, 2020

A special message from the desk of the Executive Director: Dear Save the Dunes Members & Supporters, I hope this message finds you safe and healthy. As we all know, the COVID-19 crisis is quickly evolving and we are all… Read More