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Open your mind with an educational hike, or stretch your legs at one of our volunteer workdays.
Join us and see how everyone – especially you – can make an impact.

Adopt-a-Trail Volunteer Training

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Learn about our Adopt-A-Trail volunteer opportunities and how one visit a month can help improve the preserves for all our visitors!

Early Spring Birding Hike

Support Shirley Heinze Land Trust in preserving natural lands and waters in northwestern Indiana by attending our annual Walks With Shirley and Friends hiking series. These guided hikes are held at a variety of outstanding habitats across northwestern Indiana. Attendees will gain a wealth of knowledge from a variety of expert hike leaders in groups of 15 or fewer.

Spring Into Wildflowers

Support Shirley Heinze Land Trust in preserving natural lands and waters in northwestern Indiana by attending our annual Walks With Shirley and Friends hiking series. These guided hikes are held at a variety of outstanding habitats across northwestern Indiana. Attendees will gain a wealth of knowledge from a variety of expert hike leaders in groups of 15 or fewer.

Free

Ivanhoe South Clean Up and Hike

Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve 750 Colfax St, Gary, IN, United States

Shirley Heinze Land Trust is partnering with Save the Dunes to celebrate a Plastic Free July! Join us for an evening of land stewardship as we host a litter clean up and hike at the Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve in Gary, Indiana. Let's help to restore and protect our land to make for an accessible …

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Free

Rare Plants of the Tefft Savanna

Support Shirley Heinze Land Trust in preserving natural lands and waters in northwestern Indiana by attending our annual Walks With Shirley and Friends hiking series. These guided hikes are held at a variety of outstanding habitats across northwestern Indiana. Attendees will gain a wealth of knowledge from a variety of expert hike leaders in groups of 15 or fewer.

Become a Volunteer Naturalist Hike Leader

Meadowbrook Nature Preserve 109 W. 700 North, Valparaiso, IN, United States

Get trained in leading hikes for Shirley Heinze Land Trust!

Free