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A railroad company has paid $72500 to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for damages caused by wildfires ...

Daily Journal - ‎May 11, 2016‎
HAMMOND, Indiana - A railroad company has paid $72,500 to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for damage caused by wildfires sparked by its trains in March 2012.
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How a donor recognition program will impact the Indiana Dunes

ABC 57 News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
“The concern that we're gonna have corporate logos plastered all over park facilities is really unfounded,” Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Superintendent Paul Labovitz said. An article recently published in The Washington Post raised some eyebrows ...

Indiana Dunes center of discussion on environmental issues - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sutliff, who serves as curator of the Westchester Township History Museum, led off the environmental discussion by providing a history of the Indiana Dunes beginning in the late 1800s when different companies began mining sand dunes to make glass.

Science fun at the National Lakeshore's BioBlitz - ‎May 18, 2016‎
GARY - Hundreds of schoolchildren and the public have already registered for scheduled, scientist-led field trips during the Miller Woods Bioblitz at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. But, registration is not necessary. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday ...

'Pageant of the Dunes' promotes preservation effort

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 20, 2016‎
By 1916, a collaboration of thoughtful minds and artful souls under the umbrella of the Dunes Pageant Association worked to slow the wheels of progress from driving through the region.

Tribute to Dorothy Buell penned by Ogden Dunes woman - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Joan Meister has researched and written a presentation on the life of Dorothy Buell, founder of the Save the Dunes Council and one-time Ogden Dunes resident. The presentation, a dramatic reading exploring Buell's life, will be held at 4 p.m. May 29 at ...

ArchiCamp offered at National Lakeshore - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and its partners will present ArchiCamp - a one-day camp on June 22 for students in the fourth through sixth grades that will provide an introduction to local history and architecture.
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Reflecting on my time at Krueger

News Dispatch - ‎10 hours ago‎
Not only is Krueger full of academic opportunities, but it is home to some of the best environmental activities in Indiana.

Lodge's history to be rebuilt in restoration

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The society acquired the Linden Cabin, which was on land that's now part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The cabin, built in 1864, is similar in type and time frame to one that once sat on the Collier Lodge site.

Porter County bison-tennial herd doubles in size - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The four new blank canvases were delivered to the following community partners: Valparaiso Community Schools, Pines Village Retirement Communities, Broken Wagon Bison Farm and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. They join Prompt Ambulance, ...

Valpo premiere of 'Shifting Sands' documentary Monday - ‎May 15, 2016‎
"Shifting Sands on the Path to Sustainability" producers Lee Botts and Rana Segal interview Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Chief Interpreter Sue Bennett for the documentary at Bailly Homestead. Documentary on dunes premieres on Lakeshore Public ...

Looby's painting featured for program cover - ‎May 22, 2016‎
She has had exhibitions at Valparaiso University, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan City Community Center for the Arts, Chesterton Art and Crafts Fair, Chesterton Art Gallery and 18 Artists Gallery.

5 Chicago beaches worth a visit this summer

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: There are 15 miles of sandy shoreline to explore here, about 60 miles east of Chicago, and the beaches range from secluded to Frisbee-littered.

High water causing headaches on Lake Michigan

South Bend Tribune - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore closed its Central Avenue Beach, just west of Mount Baldy and Michigan City, last summer.

Northwest Indiana calendar

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Join volunteer gardener George Mika and build a "waterless" garden from noon to 4 p.m. May 28 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center. George will be available at the center between noon and 4 p.m. to show how to build a garden ...

Community news

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Join volunteer gardener George Mika and build your own 'waterless" garden from noon to 4 p.m. May 28 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center. George will be available at the center between noon and 4 p.m. to help you build you ...
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Bright Young Professionals

Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
... and other Northwest Indiana communities, with their burgeoning downtown commerce and cultural attractions,” he says. “We were astounded by the natural beauty afforded by the Dunes National Lakeshore and the incredible biodiversity the area presents.”.

New battlefield superintendent on board

The Daily News Journal - ‎May 20, 2016‎
... Weed Coordinator of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture; liaison for Northern Rocky Mountain Exotic Plant Management Team at Yellowstone National Park; assistant chief for Natural Resources at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Great Lakes ...

Local meetings

News Dispatch - ‎May 21, 2016‎
La PORTE - The Center Township Board will be holding a meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. at the Center Township Resource Center/Food Pantry 1700 Lincoln Way Place Suite 7, La Porte, IN 46350.

Life with kids: The first four days of adventure

Equalizer Newspaper - ‎May 14, 2016‎
... the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The kids dipped their hands in Lake Michigan and marveled at how big the lake looked.