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Adopt-A-Trail & Preserve Steward Training

   Adopt-A-Trail AND Preserve Steward Training Join our Adopt-A-Trail and Preserve Steward training session, held on February 15th from 4pm-5pm. Today, more than 3,000 acres across Lake, Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, and Marshall counties are permanently protected. With a total of 17 conservation areas in Northwest Indiana, Shirley Heinze is in search for volunteers that …

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Al Leach Cleaning seeds at Meadowbrook nature preserve in order to restore wetland habitat. Cheers to our volunteers who spend their time helping the community

Seed Cleaning Social

Seed Cleaning Social Indoor Volunteer Event On Tuesday December 6th we will be having a Seed Cleaning Social from 1pm-3pm. Volunteers will be INDOORS with our staff as we clean native seeds that will be distributed at a Shirley Heinze Preserve! As you can imagine, native plants are vital to the health and long-term viability …

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Indoor Seed Cleaning

Volunteer! Seed Cleaning On November 15 from 3pm-5pm, volunteer INDOORS with our staff as we clean native seeds! As you can imagine, native plants are vital to the health and long-term viability of an ecosystem. That’s why our stewardship team takes great care to cultivate native species and remove invasive ones (to allow the natives …

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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.

close up of white trillium flowers

Trails, Trees and Trillium in Northwest Indiana

This blog entry was originally posted through Enbridge on October 5, 2021. Some information has been updated from the original post. Shirley Heinze Land Trust uses Meadowbrook Nature Preserve trail system to engage residents in nature and conservation On a guided hike through Meadowbrook Nature Preserve in northwest Indiana, visitors traverse newly expanded trail systems through oak …

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