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PORTER | With the warming weather, many people begin to return to the shores and waters of Lake Michigan to enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities.
PORTAGE | The Linden log cabin has found a new home.
Federal marksmen culled 84 white-tailed deer from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore during a 10-day cull on the east side of the park in March, officials said Friday.
The town of Porter, often referred to as "the missing link" of the regional trail system, is positioned to open three connector paths that will link Porter County towns and cities to neighboring counties and neighboring states. These newly minted trails will make Porter more accessible to su…
Four environmental groups have joined forces with the National Park Service to form a consortium dedicated to land preservation and protection in the Lake Michigan watershed.
The importance of thinking and acting regionally is critical to the future of Northwest Indiana and integral to the management of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The national park is spread across 32 miles of Northwest Indiana and includes portions of Porter, Lake and LaPorte counties and …
BEVERLY SHORES | The stars are brighter over this lakefront community thanks to some innovative thinking and community volunteers.
A report issued Monday by the National Park Service shows visitors to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in 2012 pumped close to $60 million into the local economy.
PORTER | Two propane-powered buses could be shuttling visitors to and through the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore by this summer.
The new year brings an opportunity to reflect on 2012 and consider the environmental concerns we will face in the new year.
I first introduced you to our growing “blueways” network back in 2011. Since then a tidal wave of progress has swept over the Calumet region, and as our warmer days approach, it’s high time to highlight the great progress in water trail development in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday got a glimpse at what the land south of the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk site of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore could look like some day.
HAMMOND | The Coalition to Protect Cowles Bog Area and environmental officials have reached a temporary agreement on cutting down trees in the area, federal court records show.
Those of us who have been around a while think we know our national park.
GARY | Dr. Patrick Gonzalez has seen the tangible effects of climate change on national parks and wants people to take action to prevent further degradation.
There are some things it would take an act of Congress to resolve, and straightening out the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore access issues is unfortunately one of them.
Visitors to Porter Beach could be in for a treat in summers to come. The small but popular Lake Michigan waterfront is being eyed for possible future work to improve access to the beach and make visits a better experience.
PORTAGE | The National Park Service will host a public meeting Oct. 23 on a plan to restore eroding beaches at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The meeting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road.
It has been said that Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of the region’s best kept secrets. Yes, the park gets 2 million visitors a year, but many people do not realize there is a national park here or that the places they love to visit are part of the national park.
Lake Michigan can be a wonderful place to swim and surf, but it can also be a dangerous place. The National Park Service reminds visitors to use care when swimming in the lake. We do our best to inform the public of what they need to do to protect themselves, but we cannot make the park free…
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