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Taltree reveals oak tree research pavilion, museum concept

Taltree reveals oak tree research pavilion, museum concept

PORTAGE | If the vision becomes a reality, Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in Union Township could be a global center for oak tree research and information.

September 05, 2013 1:30 pm Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 25, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 25, 2013

Chicago's Downton Abbey, Nickerson family living history at the Driehaus museum and spectacular live music by the Neverly Brothers at Taltree Arboretum, Sanctified Grumblers at County Line Orchard and The Crane Wives at the Livery in St. Joe.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, S…

July 24, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: 2011 was good year environmentally

GUEST COMMENTARY: 2011 was good year environmentally

Last year was a very good year environmentally for Northwest Indiana. Not the opening line you expected? Let's take a trip down memory lane.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Future green: Who will carry on the legacy of the region's environmental activists?

Future green: Who will carry on the legacy of the region's environmental activists?

Charlotte Read said she was shocked to recently read of her retirement from Save the Dunes in a local paper. "I've left the board, but my interest in Save the Dunes and the national lakeshore is probably as strong as ever," she said. "I simply ran out of terms."

November 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Saving the monarchs: Long live the butterfly kings

Saving the monarchs: Long live the butterfly kings

The hushed fluttering of millions of monarch butterfly wings is in danger of being silenced.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Area way stations wait to welcome monarchs

Area way stations wait to welcome monarchs

The front line of the effort to save the monarch butterfly from extinction is the creation of monarch way stations where the insects can breed and feed.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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NIPSCO settles alleged environmental violations with feds

The U.S. EPA and NIPSCO have reached a settlement involving alleged violations of the Clean Air Act that mandates the installation of $600 million in pollution control equipment at power plants and $9.5 million more for environmental projects across the region.

January 14, 2011 12:00 am
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