Action Alert: U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act

April 17, 2018

URGENT Action Alert: Say “NO” to Loose Rules for Great Lakes Ships! “The U.S. Senate is poised to vote as early as tomorrow on eliminating Clean Water Act protections that prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. waters through the… Read More

More Information Needed on U.S. Steel Settlement

April 4, 2018

A proposed settlement has been reached between federal and Indiana agencies and U.S. Steel regarding the company’s release of 300 pounds of hexavalent chromium from its Midwest Plant into Lake Michigan near the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk last April, as… Read More

Welcoming Our New Project Coordinator, Victoria Wittig

March 24, 2018

Welcome, Victoria Wittig! Save the Dunes is excited to welcome our newest staff member, Victoria Wittig. In true poetic form, Victoria has written the following introduction. May this fun read acquaint you with our newest talent working behind the scenes… Read More

Coalition: Budget a Victory for People, Great Lakes

March 23, 2018

Coalition: Budget a Victory for People, Great Lakes As a proud member of the Healing Our Waters Coalition, Save the Dunes is proud to share the following on the coalition’s behalf. ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 23, 2018)—The U.S. House and… Read More

Indiana Supreme Court Rules the Shoreline Belongs to Hoosiers

February 22, 2018

Indiana Supreme Court Rules the Shoreline Belongs to Hoosiers In a huge win for the public trust doctrine and the people of Indiana, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the State of Indiana owns the beach up to the ordinary… Read More

Save the Dunes to Advocate for Great Lakes Protection in D.C.

February 22, 2018

Save the Dunes to Advocate for Great Lakes Protection in D.C. Save the Dunes and partners across the Great Lakes basin will travel to Washington, D.C. in March as part of Great Lakes Day, an annual event through which organizations,… Read More

“Thank You” to our Favorite Plant Dude

January 1, 2018

It’s with mixed emotions that we share the news that Project Coordinator and Staff Botanist, Nathanael Pilla, will be leaving Save the Dunes for new adventures on February 16, 2018. For those of you who have met Nathanael, you know… Read More

Battle of Opinions: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore or Indiana Dunes National Park

December 19, 2017

Recently, an environmental law professor by the name of John Copeland Nagle released an editorial on the potential Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore name change, sharing that the upgrade to a National Park would be a “horrible thing” and “would jeopardize over… Read More

Highlights from Save the Dunes Annual Meeting

December 13, 2017

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, Save the Dunes held its Annual Membership Meeting at its office in Michigan City. The meeting featured an overview of projects and achievements in 2017 as well as a membership vote to elect and renew… Read More