Lake County residents have blown the lid off a competition to collect plastic bottle caps that will be turned into benches.
VALPARAISO | The city's campaign to correct stormwater flooding problems is paying off in more than fewer flooded basements.
CALUMET CITY | Second Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski sponsored a recycling day event on April 27 in honor of Earth Day, which was April 22.
Winners of the Calumet City Earth Day coloring and poster contest are pictured with 2nd Ward Alderman Magdalena "Leni" Wosczynski. The winners are, from left, Jorge Zaroia, Jimena Ortega, Michael Casner, Rebeka Hernandez, Ava Rance and poster winner Kiara Scott.
CEDAR LAKE | The kindergarten classes at Jane Ball Elementary School celebrated Earth Day recently by painting t-shirts and learning how they can reduce, reuse, and recycle. The students talked about ways to save water like turning off the faucets when brushing their teeth.
Valpo Parks horticulturists attended the 2013 Earth Day Expo held at the Porter County Expo on Saturday, April 20. Native landscaping and xeriscaping/xerogardening were some of the topics they discussed with visitors at the expo. They also displayed live examples of some native plants. Xeris…
CHICAGO | More than two dozen people, including bird watchers and environmental activists, got a close-up look Monday of Lake Calumet, a preview of what could someday be a public attraction of the Southeast Side.
Austin Metz, 12, front center, carries a spruce tree as he leaves the Lake Station Earth Day celebration at Grand Boulevard Lake Monday morning. His mother, April, left, and brother Dylan, 15, right, also got free spruce trees at the event.
Lake Station Parks Department secretary Teri Norkus hands out blue spruce, flowering dogwood and redbud trees Monday morning to residents during the city's Earth Day celebration at Grand Boulevard Lake.
Ryan Richardson knows all too well how global climate change can affect local lives.
LAKE STATION | The city will observe Earth Day with a scheduled 10 a.m. celebration Monday at Grand Boulevard Lake off Central Avenue and Grand Boulevard.
MORGAN TOWNSHIP | “Amazon Bob” held Whoosier, the Eurasian eagle owl, while kids lined up to pet him.
Portage resident Abby Cutsinger, 10, back, and Wheatfield resident Phylissa Dowell, 9, pet a Eurasian eagle owl named Whoosier on Saturday during the Earth Day celebration at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso.
LaPorte resident Gunnar James, 3, stretches to reach the pedals of the "Recycle Cycle" on Saturday during the Earth Day celebraton at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso.
HOBART | Friends of Robinson Lake will celebrate Earth Day by giving away bare root native hazelnut and nine bark shrubs and pin oak trees from 9 a.m. to noon today at the Robinson Lake/Oak Savannah Trail parking lot.
Radio Disney, Lake County Green Team, world record diaper change added 2013 Earth Day Celebration lineup
VALPARAISO | Radio Disney will close out the 2013 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration with 90 minutes of activities beginning at 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by NIPSCO in partnership with the Indiana Pipeline Awareness Association, Radio Disney will provide games, activities, music, dancing and g…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting several events to celebrate Earth Week from April 22 through 27. All events during the week are free and open to the public, and will take place on the PSC main campus, 202 S. Halsted St.
I read Times’ columnist Vanessa Renderman last Sunday about being a kid at heart in a grown-up world. I am a multiple of her age, but it still struck a chord with me.
VALPARAISO | Metro Recycling is excited to be part of the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Event on April 20, 2013. This entertaining, free event will be held at the Porter County Expo Center from 9am – 4pm. Northwest Indiana Earth Day will include family fun and educational activities on ways to…
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