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

Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC)

NIRPC is a regional council of local governments serving the citizens of Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties in Northwest Indiana. The Northwest Indiana region is part of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). NIRPC provides a forum … Continued

Save the Dunes

The mission of Save the Dunes, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, is to preserve, protect and restore the Indiana Dunes and all natural resources in Northwest Indiana’s Lake Michigan Watershed for an enhanced quality of life. One of Indiana’s Oldest Environmental … Continued

Shirley Heinze Land Trust

Shirley Heinze Land Trust, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was established in 1981 as a charitable trust to preserve and protect the unique ecosystems of the Indiana Dunes region. We acquire and preserve natural lands throughout Northwest Indiana. We also offer … Continued

Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County

Established in 1993, the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County is a government agency dedicated to improving the environment and quality of life for Porter County residents by providing convenient, voluntary waste reduction programs. The District promotes environmental … Continued

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