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Dunes National Lakeshore

MARC CHASE: History geeks unite behind Pullman National Park plan

MARC CHASE: History geeks unite behind Pullman National Park plan

I'm truly a national park junky and frequently haul my family along for the ride, perhaps sometimes as hostages.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am
Glamorous at times, dire at others, South Shore history a fascinating ride

Glamorous at times, dire at others, South Shore history a fascinating ride

It once brought strong-armed men from their homes to the steel mills. It brought city slickers from Chicago for a day at the beach. It took a generation off to war and brought them back.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Local funding sends East Chicago kids to summer camp in the Dunes

CHESTERTON | Thirty-one children from East Chicago experienced the joys of summer camp inside Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore thanks to generous funding from ArcelorMittal, East Chicago Education Foundation, Foundations of East Chicago and SafetyKleen.

July 31, 2013 4:04 pm
New trail and learning center open at National Lakeshore

New trail and learning center open at National Lakeshore

GARY | John Lawicki, of Portage, is helping his late father's love of the Indiana Dunes grow and spread to future generations.

April 27, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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A dream come true

A dream come true

Deciding where to live is challenging for an adult-let alone a little girl. But when two kids vacationed with their families along the Lake Michigan shore for years, they both loved it.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Maureen Foos, of Chesterton, looks a bird guide during the National Audubon Society's 113th annual Christmas Bird Count on Thursday at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore near Gary.

December 27, 2012 1:39 pm
Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Kay Sarti, center, of Dyer, and Pam VanRennes, right, of St. John, look for birds Thursday as part of the National Audubon Society's 113th annual Christmas Bird Count at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore near Gary.

December 27, 2012 1:39 pm
Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Maureen Foos, of Chesterton, looks for birds during the Audubon Society's 113th annual Christmas Bird Count on Thursday at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore near Gary.

December 27, 2012 1:39 pm
Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Local participants look for birds Thursday as part of the National Audubon Society's 113th annual Christmas Bird Count at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore near Gary.

December 27, 2012 1:39 pm
Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Mourning doves are seen Thursday during the National Audubon Society's 113th annual Christmas Bird Count at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore near Gary.

December 27, 2012 1:39 pm
Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Christmas bird count volunteers try to identify species, numbers of birds

Local participants look for birds Thursday as part of the National Audubon Society's 113th annual Christmas Bird Count at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore near Gary.

December 27, 2012 1:39 pm

Controlled burn is scheduled for today at Tolleston Dunes

The Fire Management Office at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will be conducting a prescribed burn today at the 183-acre Tolleston Dunes along U.S. 12 between Old Hobart Road and Spencer Street.

November 02, 2012 4:15 am

Lake Hills to Host Bird Festival on October 13

MICHIGAN CITY | Lake Hills STEM Magnet School, 201 Ferguson Road, invites families, neighbors, and members of the community to attend its Bird Festival on Saturday, October 13, from 9-11 a.m.

October 12, 2012 1:17 pm
Families encouraged to ‘Get Outdoors’ at Learning Center

Families encouraged to ‘Get Outdoors’ at Learning Center

John Hayes, executive director of Chesterton’s Dunes Learning Center, enjoys watching youngsters discover the opportunities that await them when they leave the confines of their homes for fun in the great outdoors.

June 06, 2012 12:04 pm
Clean Cities event touts soybeans' eco-friendly benefits for homes

Clean Cities event touts soybeans' eco-friendly benefits for homes

PORTAGE | Home builders and other advocates espoused the advantages of soy-based products and eco-friendly technology Thursday to community leaders during a program at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.

July 29, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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