The Buzz on Native Bees

The Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group will study and celebrate pollinators this month with two accomplished educators, Dr. Desi Robertson and Dr. Barb Lucas. Desi’s talk will describe the Continue Reading

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Schools, classes invited to compete in rain barrel design contest

Porter County –Schools in Porter County are invited to participate in the second annual Rain Barrel Design Competition, sponsored by the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County in Continue Reading

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2014 Earth Day Exhibitors Sought

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County is accepting online registrations for exhibitors to participate in the 2014 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration on April 19. The largest free Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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Take the Trail! We did it…will you?

Last week, Kathy Sipple and intern Brianna Lazerwitz decided to follow the Sustainable Indiana 2016‘s initiative of Taking the Trail!

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Discount offered on 2014 Earth Day exhibitor registration

Valparaiso, Ind. – Through June 30, the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County is offering $10 off exhibitor registration for the 2014 Earth Day Celebration, scheduled for April Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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Local Shrimp… In Northwest Indiana?!?

Host Kathy Sipple speaks with Rich Ferlazzo, partner at the Valparaiso Shrimp Company about his business, Fins LLC/DBA Valparaiso Shrimp Company. They are a retail and wholesale supplier of high Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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