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

Northwest Indiana Takes to the Trails

219 GreenConnect host Kathy Sipple speaks to Mitch Barloga, biking enthusiast and Ped, Pedal & Paddle Planner at Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission. We’ll talk about a number of trail initiatives and events, including Greenways & Blueways, the National Complete … 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

Webinar: Enbridge 6b Pipeline Risks & Solutions

This is the recorded video taken from today’s webinar presented by Nathan Pavlovic and Nicole Barker from Save the Dunes. Webinar Link: Enbridge Pipeline 6b Risks and Solutions Resources mentioned during the webinar: Indiana Residents Concerned About Enbridge Facebook Page … Continued

Vacant to Vibrant: Gary Hosts Green Infrastructure Community Forum

(Gary, Ind.)- The City of Gary’s Vacant to Vibrant community kick-off forum to discuss Gary’s green revitalization efforts will take place Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the Aquatorium, 6918 Oak Avenue in Gary from 5-7pm. The community kick-off forum will … Continued

Frog Monitoring Workshop – February 26th

The abundance and distribution of frogs over time is an important indicator of the health of aquatic Ecosystems, as frogs are very sensitive to changes in their environment. Land managers utilize these indicator species as an early warning sign of … Continued

Little Calumet River Watershed Project

The following is a transcript of a podcast that was recorded on January 29, 2013. To listen to the podcast, click here. Paul Quinlan, Stewardship Director for Shirley Heinze Land Trust, speaks with host Kathy Sipple about the organization’s Little … Continued

Tar Sands Oil Pipeline through Northwest Indiana?

Audio Link The following is a transcript of an August 21, 2012 interview, if you would like to get more involved on this topic, click here to register for an upcoming webinar on Thursday, February 21st at 10am. 219 GreenConnect … Continued

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