Clean Water Festival

June is Indiana Coastal Awareness Month. The month gives Hoosiers the chance to learn more about protecting and preserving our natural resources while celebrating the splendor of Lake Michigan. Each year Gary hosts its Annual Clean Water Celebration activity in … 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

Lake County Solid Waste Management District (LCSWMD)

The Lake County Solid Waste Management District was established on February 5, 1991 when the Indiana State Legislature enacted House Bill 1240 requiring counties to form solid waste management districts. Lake County as a single-county district has developed a comprehensive … Continued

Purdue Extension

What is Purdue Extension? The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation’s largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It’s a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America. The … Continued

Calumet Stewardship Initiative

The Calumet Stewardship Initiative (CSI) is a coalition that promotes a sustainable relationship between people and nature in the Calumet region of Northwest Indiana and Northeast Illinois. CSI envisions a Calumet region marked by vibrant communities and cultures, healthy natural … Continued

Dunes Learning Center

Located in the spectacularly biodiverse Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Dunes Learning Center provides exceptional outdoor experiences to children and adults, inspiring community, environmental stewardship and a lifelong love of learning.

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