Learn more about our work, our preserves and the remarkable people that bring our mission to life.
Preserving Natural Areas
See videos from our nature preserves and guided tours on our trails.
See Cressmoor Prairie at its peak of summer color.
Take a Hike! Join Eric on a Short Tour of Cressmoor Prairie Nature Preserve.
Join our staff at their favorite nature preserves and get inspired to lean more about a natural area near you!
Plan a Hike! Northwest Indiana's Dune and Swale Nature Preserves.
Get To Know Us
See interviews and videos from our staff, board members, and volunteers here.
Jim Haniford is a preserve steward, caring for Meadowbrook Nature Preserve by helping maintain the trails, conducting bird surveys, and more.
Stewardship Director Eric Bird loves working on these incredibly diverse natural areas.
Passionate supporter Suzy Vance loves to see what is possible and is proud of the people this organization brings together.
Board member Anne Walsh describes activities she has enjoyed and appreciated about her 10+ years as a board member.
Erin Labovitz is passionate about making open spaces available for children to learn about nature.
Volunteer Jaimee Janiga explains her connection and commitment to Meadowbrook, Shirley Heinze Land Trust and nature.
Board Member Dale Nichols gets involved and so can you!
Board Treasurer Matt Vessely shares how supporting Shirley Heinze Land Trust benefits our community "forever."
Longtime Board Member Anne Walsh shares her passion for land conservation in this unique and special area.
Presentations about our work and the unique habitats we protect.
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.