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From interactive workshops to guided hikes to bus tours, we educate audiences of all ages about the unique biodiversity of Northwest Indiana and inspire them to take action to help us protect our most precious places.
Shirley Heinze Land Trust’s conservation work is made possible thanks to the generosity of people like you. Your donations are critically important and help us to protect land and water throughout northwestern Indiana, care for our natural areas, provide public access opportunities, and build meaningful connections with nature through environmental learning programs.
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Your support matters. By making a donation to Shirley Heinze Land Trust, you are preserving the future of our natural lands and waters, supporting healthy, vibrant communities, and inspiring an appreciation for nature and conservation.
Shirley Heinze Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization. Charitable contributions are tax-deductible.
"When I consider supporting an organization personally, there's always an evaluation process and there are plenty of things that any one of us can support. But when I think about the work of Shirley Heinze, the most significant element is its permanence. Donations and support of Shirley Heinze will last forever. "
-- Matt Vessely, Valparaiso
Shirley Heinze Land Trust partners with local businesses that share our commitment to protecting and preserving northwestern Indiana’s natural lands and waters.
Contact us learn more about partnership opportunities and how your business can support our conservation work.
Do you own land you would like to see protected? Shirley Heinze Land Trust accepts donations of land that meet certain conservation criteria.
Please contact us to learn more.
J. Timothy Ritchie Nature Preserve, Chesterton. Photo by Susan Kirt.
Join Our Legacy Circle
Legacy Circle members have demonstrated their commitment to protecting northwestern Indiana’s natural lands and waters by including Shirley Heinze Land Trust in their estate plans.
We invite you to learn more and leave a lasting legacy by becoming a member today!