Shirley Heinze Land Trust Retains Natural Character of Meadowbrook

In 2012, Shirley Heinze Land Trust was approached by the Girl Scouts to acquire their former Camp Meadowbrook.  This strategic addition to SHLT’s system of nature preserves has been met with tremendous support from funders, partner organizations and volunteers. The … Continued

Meetings to Address Issues Facing Wolf Lake Watershed

Stormwater runoff and discharges to the Wolf Lake watershed will be among issues to be discussed at a series of public meetings beginning next month. Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the meetings initially will focus … Continued

Pipelines and Borderlines: People Can’t Drink Oil

219GreenConnect podcast host Kathy Sipple speaks with David Mueller of Paul Henry’s Art Gallery in Hammond about their current exhibit: “Pipelines and Borderlines: People Can’t Drink Oil!” Listen to the podcast. The show was curated by artist Beverly Keys. It … Continued

NWI Earth Day: Saturday, April 20th 9am – 4pm

Kathy Sipple speaks with Donna Stuckert from the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County about Northwest Indiana Earth Day, happening this Saturday, April 20th from 9am to 4pm at the Porter County Expo Center. This year will feature … Continued

Urban Foraging: Sharing Fruit in Your Neighborhood

Do you have a fruit tree on your property that makes a mess when excess fruit falls to the ground and rots? Here’s a way to plug into a network of people who see your problem as their solution. Podcast … Continued

Local Shrimp… In Northwest Indiana?!?

Host Kathy Sipple speaks with Rich Ferlazzo, partner at the Valparaiso Shrimp Company about his business, Fins LLC/DBA Valparaiso Shrimp Company. They are a retail and wholesale supplier of high quality fresh salt water shrimp. Their facility is one of … Continued

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