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.
2019 Educational Hike Series
Winter Waterfowl Hike with Matt Kalwasinksi
Saturday, January 19, 2019 9 am - noon (Central time)
Wildflower & Grass Seed Sowing at Lydick Bog in South Bend
Saturday, November 24 9am-12pm (Central Time)
Black Locust Removal at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve in Valparaiso
Monday, November 26 1pm-4pm
Click here for a full list of upcoming workdays and volunteer opportunities.
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.