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

Seed Cleaning and Volunteerism at Kankakee Sands in Newton County

Contributed by Sarah Weaver, 219 GreenConnect volunteer: Growing up I never volunteered or got involved in any causes. I ignored advice to volunteer to make myself a better candidate for graduate school, scholarships and jobs by doing a lot of … 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

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