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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival to be held next weekend.

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May 2, 2016

Submitted by Bob Strempka

The Indiana Dunes are known for an abundance of migratory birds that come through the area, and next weekend the annual birding festival will kick off on May 5. The festival includes hikes, lectures, programs and more. You can find out all about the festival by visiting…


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Shirley Heinze Land Trust raises more than 4.6 million dollars in first ever Capital Campaign.

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February 9, 2016

Shirley Heinze Land Trust, one of the area’s largest environmental organizations in the area has been protecting natural land in the southern Lake Michigan watershed of Indiana since 1981. They own more than 1,700 acres in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte Counties that have been preserved for the public’s benefit….


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What is the Oak Savanna and why is it so important?

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December 14, 2015

Submitted by: Cathy Martin, Save the Dunes

An oak savanna is a mixture between the tallgrass prairies of the west and forests of the east. The low tree density and large spaces between trees create a…

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