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February programs planned at National lakeshore

PORTER | The following programs are being offered at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore this winter. Please see the individual program descriptions listed below. For more information on any of the programs at the national lakeshore, contact the park’s information desk at (219) 395-1882 or chec…

January 29, 2014 12:00 am

Educator workshop planned at National Lakeshore

PORTER | Last summer, two teachers, Stephanie Crook, of Hebron High SchooL, and William McCullom, of Whiting’s George Rogers Clark High School, interned through the National Park Service’s Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Crook and McCullom will host a work…

December 25, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers activities all month long

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

August 07, 2013 12:05 am

National Lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

August 04, 2013 12:05 am

Learn about Duneland heritage in programs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month as summer gets underway on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

July 17, 2013 12:00 am

Increased restoration and research efforts are in place to help stabilize Mt. Baldy

The steep trail up the southern face of Mt. Baldy has been closed since 2007 in an effort to help slow erosion there.

December 02, 2012 8:37 pm

Police rule man's death suicide at Indiana Dunes

BEVERLY SHORES | Officials ruled a man's death a suicide after finding him dead in his car Thursday near the former Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center.

October 25, 2012 5:53 pm

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hosts open house

PORTER | Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Open House is from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

July 19, 2012 12:00 am

Registration open for Summer Adventures in te Dunes Youth Camps

PORTER | Registration is open for Dunes Learning Center's Summer Adventures in the Dunes Camps. The camps provide five days and five nights for children to explore Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

March 18, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore programs

The following programs are being offered at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore this February. For more information on any of the programs at the national lakeshore, contact Ryan Koepke at (219) 395-1882 or check the park's website at www.nps.gov/indu. All programs are free.

February 05, 2012 1:14 pm

Summer jobs available at National Lakeshore

PORTER | National Park Service has seasonal employment opportunities available for the summer of 2012 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

January 11, 2012 12:00 am

No hunting in Indiana Dunes National lakeshore

PORTER | The National Park Service reminds hunters that while hunting season has started in Indiana, no hunting is permitted within Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

October 03, 2011 12:00 am
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Kathy Kelly and Bob Pooler, both of Lake Station, take a walk Monday along West Beach, part of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, in Portage.

September 26, 2011 2:45 pm
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Lynn McClure, foreground, of the National Parks Conservation Association, talks with guests and media Mondat at West Beach about a newly released report that provides recommendations for how to better manage park resources. Behind McClure are Naureen Rana, left, of the National Parks Conserv…

September 26, 2011 2:45 pm
Heavy rains, not Great Marsh, blamed for Beverly Shores flooding

Heavy rains, not Great Marsh, blamed for Beverly Shores flooding

A federal study disputes claims that the restoration of the Great Marsh is responsible for basement flooding in the lakefront community of Beverly Shores.

August 14, 2011 11:35 pm Photos

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Dan Plath receives 2011 special recognition award from National lakeshore

Dan Plath receives 2011 special recognition award from National lakeshore

Pictured are Dan Plath left, a Lakeshore staff member, and Garry Traynham, far right.

July 22, 2011 12:00 am
Dan Plath receives 2011 special recognition award from National Lakeshore

Dan Plath receives 2011 special recognition award from National Lakeshore

PORTER | During the 2011 Volunteer recognition picnic on July 16 at the National Lakeshore's Chellberg Farm, Deputy superintendent of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Garry Traynham presented the 2011 Midwest Region Excellence in Partnership Merit Award to Dan Plath for his work for the …

July 22, 2011 12:00 am
Volunteer Stewardship Day at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Volunteer Stewardship Day at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

PORTER | As part of National Park Week the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is seeking help this Saturday to remove the more than 50 non-native invasive plant species to protect and restore the balance of this national park. Each weed removed is improved habitat, so everyone is encouraged to…

April 14, 2011 12:00 am

National Park fee program makes improvements to Lake View comfort station possible

PORTER | The National Park Service has completed an upgrade of the restrooms at the Lake View overlook in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Recreation fees collected at West Beach and the campground were used to pay for converting the restroom from pit toilets to flush toilets and to make th…

February 23, 2011 12:00 am

Summer seasonal jobs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has seasonal employment opportunities available for the summer of 2011.  Applications are being accepted for a variety of positions, which typically work in an outdoor setting.

February 14, 2011 12:00 am
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