Shirley Heinze Land Trust is a vibrant partnership of volunteers, donors, professionals, business and industry, working together to preserve, protect and restore significant natural areas in northwest Indiana.
Our mission is also to educate, inspire and invite the public to experience the natural wonders of our unique region.
Come learn about the work we do, and join us!
Opportunities to save natural land can disappear quickly. Please make a donation today.
Winter Tree ID Workshop
Saturday, December 8, 2018
12 pm - 2:30 pm at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve
Click here to learn more.
2019 Educational Hike Series
Winter Waterfowl Hike with Matt Kalwasinksi
Saturday, January 19, 2019 9 am - noon (Central time)
Wildflower Seed Cleaning at Meadowbrook
Tuesday, December 11 from 9am-1pm (drop in anytime!)
Meadowbrook Nature Preserve
109 W. 700 North, Valparaiso, IN
Black Locust Removal at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve in Valparaiso
DUE TO WEATHER ADVISORIES WE WILL RESCHEDULE THIS EVENT. Please check back for our new date.
Click here for a full list of upcoming workdays and volunteer opportunities.
Position Announcement: Education Assistant
Click here for position description and application instructions.
Shirley Heinze Land Trust Receives National Excellence Award
Download press release here.
Shirley Heinze Land Trust Receives Indiana Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence
See the press release here.
1st Source Bank Donation Supports Public Access at Lydick Bog Nature Preserve
Download the press release here.
Red's Nature Adventure - New Children's Book Set in Shirley Heinze Nature Preserves
This wonderful new book was written in partnership with Indiana author James B. Dworkin, and features illustrations by Munster artist Michael Chelich. The story is set in several of Shirley Heinze’s northwestern Indiana Nature Preserves.
Learn more and order your copy here.