EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago City Planner Richard Morrisroe's son once thought if he fell out of a canoe on the Grand Calumet River, he'd be a goner.
PORTAGE | Save the Dunes and Enbridge Energy Partners LP partnered this week to train emergency responders in caring for wildlife in the case of an oil spill from an underground pipeline.
Water quality in the region has improved greatly over the years and more work to continue the momentum is in the works.
In mid-January, Congress released its 2014 spending bill, and from a conservation standpoint, it’s good news for the Great Lakes and Indiana.
Nicole Barker is executive director of Save the Dunes.
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 new year brings an opportunity to reflect on 2012 and consider the environmental concerns we will face in the new year.
As the Save the Dunes Council prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary with a gala next weekend, founding members and new leaders are pausing to reflect on the early days and looking toward the challenges that lie ahead.
Local representatives addressing a conference on the Great Lakes in Cleveland this week said they will return to the region with a host of topics to discuss with area leaders.
These aren't your mama's or your grandma's activists.
Last fall, Washington, D.C. kicked off its largest public works project in more than 40 years, and we are envious. The project cuts 16 miles of underground tunnels to prevent overflow sewage and stormwater from running into the Potomac River. They understand the river is not a cesspool, but …
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."
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