Shirley Heinze Land Trust
Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host a guided bus tour of its nature preserves from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The bus will depart promptly at 8 from the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 N. Ind. 49, Porter.
Have you been planting native species in your home or office garden? Apply for the Bringing Nature Home awards, which recognize outstanding examples of landscaping that feature native plants. The application deadline is Friday. Shirley Heinze Land Trust has worked for 33 years to acquire and…
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Shirley Heinze Land Trust has acquired an 80-acre parcel adjacent to the former Meadowbrook Girl Scout Camp it purchased in January 2013.
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.
The preservation and protection of the dunes began with activism that remains strong in the region today.
CHESTERTON | The Porter County Parks Foundation is looking at creating the Westchester Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Chesterton.
The Round Barn in Baroda is one of 50 "Michigan Companies to Watch," Michigan City's SSAA throws a banquet tomorrow and enthusiastic tree planters, with work gloves and spade shovels, are needed at Meadowlark in Valpo next weekend for a "reforestation."--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher a…
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SCHERERVILLE | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson was the keynote speaker at the Shirley Heinze Land Trust's annual Community Luncheon last month at Briar Ridge Country Club.
HOBART | This year, Hobart Middle School's Green Team wants to write a book about Lake George.
SCHERERVILLE | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be the keynote speaker at Shirley Heinze Land Trust’s third annual Community Luncheon on Nov. 8 at Briar Ridge Country Club, 123 Country Club Drive. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., and the luncheon starts at noon.
HOBART | Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host a volunteer workday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bur Oak Woods in Hobart. Volunteers will be making a firebreak that will be used for a prescribed burn this fall or spring.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | The government shutdown prompted an army of volunteers to descend Wednesday on the Shirley Heinze Land Trust Meadowbrook Conservation Center and Preserve.
HOBART | Shirley Heinze Land Trust is hosting its annual donor appreciation hike and luncheon Saturday, at Cressmoor Prairie in Hobart. Guided hikes will begin at 9:30 a.m. and begin every 15-30 minutes, ending at 11:30. A complimentary luncheon and presentation by Executive Director Kris Kr…
VALPARAISO - The Porter County Community Foundation presented a $20,000 Community Fund grant check to Shirley Heinze Land Trust in support of the Meadowbrook Capital Project. The Meadowbrook project supported the purchase of the former Meadowbrook Girl Scout Camp enabling Shirley Heinze to p…
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A free hike and refreshments will be offered July 20 at Meadowbrook Conservation Center and Preserve compliments of Shirley Heinze Land Trust.
CHESTERTON | Shirley Heinze Land Trust welcomed 330 friends and supporters to Sand Creek Country Club for its 10th annual summer benefit last month. This year’s benefit celebrated four of Indiana’s "natural gems" - Ambler Flatwoods, Ivanhoe South, Little Calumet Wetlands and Meadowbrook.
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.
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