This year, three organizations and six individuals were recognized by Shirley Heinze Land Trust and the Friends of Shirley Heinze for incorporating native plants in their landscaping projects and gardens. The annual Bringing Nature Home program was established in 2011 to bring attention to the important role played by native vegetation in providing a critical source of food, shelter and migration ‘waystations’ for insects, birds and other wildlife. The Friends of Shirley Heinze, a volunteer arm of the land trust, selects and inspects entrants in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties, and the St. Joseph County Parks Department performs the same function in that area.
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