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The Nature Conservancy

Region's ecological history is etched in the landscape

Region's ecological history is etched in the landscape

GARY | Just southwest of the South Shore commuter rail line tracks and the Indiana Toll Road at Burr Street in Gary, 120 acres of land tell the environmental history of Northwest Indiana.

May 21, 2013 6:45 pm Photos

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Biodiverse lands thrive in area

Biodiverse lands thrive in area

John Henry Drake with The Nature Conservancy led a tour of the Ivanhoe Dune and Swale, showcasing its rich biodiversity.

May 21, 2013 6:45 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Investing in nature benefits us all

GUEST COMMENTARY: Investing in nature benefits us all

Water sustains life. Yet, as we saw recently with Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, and major flood events closer to home in recent years, water can sometimes be dangerous and even life-threatening.

March 21, 2013 12:00 am

Environmental groups partner with National Lakeshore for new land alliance

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.

March 14, 2013 9:59 am

Summit aims to help land managers control invasive plants

GARY | Local land managers agree it is important to control invasive plant species, but say it is getting increasingly difficult to find the funds to make that happen.

February 27, 2013 8:00 pm
GREEN NOTES: Group fights a battle against lyme grass in the Dunes

GREEN NOTES: Group fights a battle against lyme grass in the Dunes

Maggie Byrne is a superhero of sorts.

July 25, 2012 9:00 am

Green groups wade through sea of red and blue

CHICAGO | With the results still fresh from Tuesday's election, environmental groups are taking stock of the changed legislative landscape.

November 08, 2010 12:00 am
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