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.
Removing Brush and Invasive Species
Monday, January 21 and Tuesday, January 22
Meadowbrook Nature Preserve in Valparaiso, IN
Click here for a full list of upcoming workdays and volunteer opportunities.
Free Citizen Science Learning Opportunity
Frog Monitoring Workshops
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.
Concert: Heartache Tonight - A Tribute to the Eagles
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Memorial Opera House in Valparaiso
Enjoy an Eagles concert experience and support the conservation work of Shirley Heinze Land Trust at the same time!
Click here for full details and to purchase tickets
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
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.