Videos
Learn more about our work, our preserves and the remarkable people that bring our mission to life.
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Preserving Natural Areas
See videos from our nature preserves and guided tours on our trails.
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Check out this video showing the process of installing the pavilion at Lydick Bog Nature Preserve!
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It's time for a nature break! Join Eric on a hike through the woodland trail at Lydick Bog in South Bend, Indiana.
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See Cressmoor Prairie at its peak of summer color.
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Take a Hike! Join Eric on a Short Tour of Cressmoor Prairie Nature Preserve.
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Join our staff at their favorite nature preserves and get inspired to lean more about a natural area near you!
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Plan a Hike! Northwest Indiana's Dune and Swale Nature Preserves.
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Get To Know Us
See interviews and videos from our staff, board members, and volunteers here.
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Meet Andrea Huntington, Director of Development, and hear about her love for the natural areas we protect, and the importance of connecting people to nature.
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Robert Long describes his passions and interests as a member of the Board of Directors.
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Meet Kris Krouse, Executive Director, and learn about his appreciation for the genuine culture of selflessness that he sees in the people who get involved with Shirley Heinze Land Trust.
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Jim Haniford is a preserve steward, caring for Meadowbrook Nature Preserve by helping maintain trails, monitor bird populations, and more.
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Programs Manager Sarah Barnes enjoys working on projects such as community science projects including water quality monitoring and Saw-whet Owl banding.
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Stewardship Director Eric Bird loves working on these incredibly diverse natural areas.
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Passionate supporter Suzy Vance loves to see what is possible and is proud of the people this organization brings together.
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Board member Anne Walsh describes activities she has enjoyed and appreciated about her 10+ years as a board member.
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Erin Labovitz is passionate about making open spaces available for children to learn about nature.
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Volunteer Jaimee Janiga explains her connection and commitment to Meadowbrook, Shirley Heinze Land Trust and nature.
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Board Member Dale Nichols gets involved and so can you!
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Board Treasurer Matt Vessely shares how supporting Shirley Heinze Land Trust benefits our community "forever."
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Longtime Board Member Anne Walsh shares her passion for land conservation in this unique and special area.
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Education
Presentations about our work and the unique habitats we protect.
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Learn about the unique habitat protected by Shirley Heinze Land Trust at the Indiana state-dedicated Lydick Bog Nature Preserve. Hear about the glacial beginnings of this landscape and what makes it so rare.
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Eric Bird, Stewardship Director of Shirley Heinze Land Trust, presents the organization’s recent climate change resiliency project. This presentation was given on August 17, 2020.
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