March Against Monsanto Valparaiso

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 about 100 people gathered outside the Porter County Courthouse to “March Against Monsanto”. Whitney Hibbitts was the local organizer and George Smolka addressed the crowd. Below is text from his initial prepared statement: Dearly beloved … Continued

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

Naturepalooza/Living with Lakes Seminar

Our speakers and nature hike leaders will include Steve Martinson, Horticulture Superintendent of the Valparaiso Parks Dept. and Naturalist and Interpretation Park Ranger, Elizabeth Hudic. Joel Postma of the Northwest Indiana Paddlers Association will conduct a canoeing and kayaking demonstration … Continued

Green Drinks: Focus on Natural Health

Green Drinks usually focuses on environmental topics like air and water quality, but what about our interior environments? Our bodies are 85% water…what is our internal water quality (and air quality?) Learn some tips to get or stay healthy from … 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

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

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