Shirley Heinze Land Trust
VALPARAISO | The spring flowers welcomed visitors along the trails at the Meadowbrook Conservation Center and Preserve during Sunday afternoon’s open house, as the Shirley Heinze Land Trust welcomed guests as well.
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 Board of Directors of Shirley Heinze Land Trust has elected Margaret Williford as its new president.
HOBART | Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host a volunteer work day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Gordon and Faith Greiner Nature Preserve.
VALPARAISO | Shirley Heinze Land Trust has purchased the former Meadowbrook Girl Scout Camp in Liberty Township, north of Valparaiso.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | The purchase of the former Meadowbrook Girl Scout Camp in Liberty Township by Shirley Heinze Land Trust helps both organizations move forward.
Volunteer Phil Grenchik paints a room on Saturday as helpers gather to help fix up Meadowbrook Preserve in Valparaiso. The event was organized by the Shirley Heinze Land Trust and gathered volunteers to work on the property.
Jack Krouse, 10, pours gravel into a wheelbarrow on Saturday as volunteers gather to rehabilitate buildings and grounds at Meadowbrook Preserve in Valparaiso. The event was organized by the Shirley Heinze Land Trust and gathered volunteers to work on the property.
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.
HOBART | Shirley Heinze Land Trust will hold a volunteer workday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bur Oak Woods, an 84-acre remnant of Bur Oak savanna, one of the rarest habitat types found in Indiana.
The Shirley Heinze Land Trust said Friday that it bought the former Camp Meadowbrook in Liberty Township.
The Shirley Heinze Land Trust and Lake County Parks have been awarded more than $250,000 in state funds aimed at preserving public spaces in the region.
GARY | Shirley Heinze Land Trust will hold a volunteer workday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Miller Dune Nature Preserve in the Miller beach community of Gary.
Arlene Beglin, Bill Shaudt and Phoebe Boelter, members of the Environmental Restoration Group of Beverly Shores, are shown in their award-winning native plant landscape, which received a Bringing Nature Home Award this year from Friends of the Shirley Heinze Land Trust.
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VALPARAISO | Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host its second annual Community Luncheon on Nov. 16. This event is open to the public and will honor six unique groups for creating their native landscapes.
A retired school teacher who taught elementary school with an emphasis in environmental education, Peg Mohar doesn’t have the mien of a revolutionary. But when Mohar spoke last Saturday at a Gibson Woods Wild Ones meeting, she talked about a simple way to restore and rejuvenate our environme…
BURNS HARBOR | A group of ArcelorMittal employees took a walk in the woods Tuesday morning.
The Friends of Shirley Heinze Land Trust is holding its second "Bringing Nature Home" awards program to recognize individuals and organizations in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties who make use of native plants in their landscaping. Both private individuals and institutions are invited to p…
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