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.
Spring Partnership Luncheon
Friday, March 22, 2019 11:30 am
Gillespie Center in South Bend
Join us for our Spring Partnership Luncheon! Our Keynote Speaker will be Marge Riemenschneider of the South Bend - Elkhart Audubon Society.
Click here for full details and to purchase tickets and table sponsorships.
All Aboard for our Spring Bus Tour!
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Details and Purchase Tickets Here
Amphitheater Clean-Up & Trail Clearing (Bonus: Birding Hike!)
Saturday, March 23 9am-Noon
Meadowbrook Nature Preserve, Valparaiso, IN
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Lydick Bog dedicated as an Indiana State Nature Preserve
Read South Bend Tribune Story
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
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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.