Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore helped infuse $75.9 million into local communities in 2012, according to a National Park Service report.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission approved four repair/improvement projects at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.
CHESTERTON | A steady stream of visitors braved frigid weather for the annual Maple Sugar Time at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Chellberg Farm, but the sap used to make the sweet treat is still a no-show.
Hoku McCracken, 13, of Chesterton, and her brother Matthew, 9 visit the Sugar Shack at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore historic Chellberg Farm. They observed how water is boiled out of sugar maple tree sap to produce maple syrup, as park volunteer Don Fram, of Chesterton, explained Satu…
Daisy McCracken, 9, of Chesterton, right uses a hand drill Saturday to make a hole for a maple syrup tap with help from Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore volunteers George Mika and his daughter, Emma, 8, of Berwyn, Ill. The annual Maple Sugar Time program at historic Chellberg Farm continues …
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore volunteers Zella Olson, of Porter, left, and Kathy Wilder, of Chesterton, work in the Chellberg house Saturday at the historic Chellberg Farm during the park's their annual Maple Sugar Time program. Wilder is making maple crackle top cookies using maple syrup…
Matthew McCracken, 9, of Chesterton, and his sister Daisy, 9, use hand drills to practice drilling holes in tree stumps for taps ito harvest maple syrup Saturday. They participated in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's annual Maple Sugar Time program at the historic Chellberg Farm in Che…
PORTER | Visitors from 48 states and 33 foreign countries were assisted in 2013 at the Porter County Visitor Center
A thick blanket of snow on the ground practically for the entire winter in Northwest Indiana is placing the lives of deer and other forms of wildlife at risk by making it more challenging to uncover food.
The more than century-old Linden log cabin is ready for its resurrection.
In mid-January, Congress released its 2014 spending bill, and from a conservation standpoint, it’s good news for the Great Lakes and Indiana.
“Honest to Goodness Indiana” is the state’s new pitch for travel and tourism?
Paul Labovitz, shown during his eight-week stint as acting superintendent in September 2013, was named the new superintendent at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Monday. He begins his new role on May 18.
PORTER | Paul Labovitz will serve as the new superintendent of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the National Park Service announced Monday.
Whoever is done with this winter weather, please raise your hand.
Three Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore sites may be closed at times this winter for a deer cull.
PORTER | The National Park Service needs short-term housing near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for the summer’s seasonal workforce of park rangers, guides, maintenance workers and research aides.
GARY | Join a star gazing club at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday and learn about the Orion nebula, the Pleiades cluster and Perseus. Participants will also learn basic star identification using teles…
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It has been six months since little Nathan Woessner was rescued from beneath the sands of Mount Baldy, but the story isn't forgotten. Nor is it over.
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