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Environmental Education

Environmentalist earns service award by reaching out to youth

Environmentalist earns service award by reaching out to youth

Abe Paluch, 62, enjoys sharing his knowledge of environmental protection as a volunteer with the Boys & Girls clubs in Valparaiso and South Haven.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am
Second-graders team up with Walmart to take care of the planet

Second-graders team up with Walmart to take care of the planet

SCHERERVILLE | For the past three years, second-graders at Watson Elementary School the Schererville Walmart have been working as a team to spread the news that it is important to care for planet Earth.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Winter video series offered at Dunes National Lakeshore

GARY | Take a break from the cold winter weather at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center, 100 North Lake St. in the Miller neighborhood. Stop by the center at 1:30 p.m.  every Saturday and enjoy a fun and educational video about nature, environmental issues, or other nat…

December 20, 2013 12:05 am
Learning in the wild

Learning in the wild

HOBART | Students from the E.P.A. Environmental Club at St. Mary Catholic Community School recently enjoyed a spring hike through Bur Oak Woods Nature Preserve, one of the few remaining old growth savanna habitats  in Lake County.

June 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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South Shore Clean Cities, BP to host grant program meeting

HAMMOND | South Shore Clean Cities, BP Oil Company and several environmental groups will host an informational meeting about the Cleaner Air through Diesel Emission Reductions grant program from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am

King holiday prompts family day at National Lakeshore

GARY | Celebrate and honor the service and commitment of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders Jan. 19 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center, 100 N. Lake St. in the Miller neighborhood. A variety of hands-on activities, service opportunities, and ex…

January 10, 2013 12:00 am
Gary’s Summer Environmental Education in the Parks

Gary’s Summer Environmental Education in the Parks

GARY | Nearly 50 young people participated in a field trip to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center for the conclusion of Gary’s summer Environmental Education in the Parks program.

August 08, 2012 10:52 am
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