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 northwestern 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.
Most Mondays, June 17 - Sept 16 9am-Noon
Meadowbrook Nature Preserve in Valparaiso
Barker Woods Greenhouse Restoration & Seed Planting
Tuesday, June 18 1pm - 4pm
Barker Woods in Michigan City
Lydick Bog Invasive Species Removal
Wednesday, June 26 8 - 11am Central (9am - noon Eastern)
Lydick Bog near South Bend
Click here for details
"Bringing Nature Home" Native Planting Recognition Program Now Accepting Applications
If you have a garden or landscape that features native plants, we want to recognize you! Please consider submitting an application for the Bringing Nature Home award. Deadline for submission is Monday, July 15, 2019
Click here for details and an online application
Shirley Heinze Land Trust LTA National Excellence Award Video Debuts at Spring Benefit
Read more and see photos from the event
Lydick Bog dedicated as an Indiana State Nature Preserve
Read South Bend Tribune Story
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.