Who We Are: The Save
the Dunes Conservation Fund was established in 1994 to
restore and protect the environment of the Indiana Dunes.
Among its activities the Conservation Fund has restored
a foredune on Gary's Lake Michigan shoreline, has assisted
the Minority Health Coalition of LaPorte County on projects
in the area of a Superfund site, and has worked with teachers,
individuals, and agencies to monitor the health of local
streams and waterways.
As the IN Hub, the Save the
Dunes Conservation Fund provides local Great Lakes
focused organizations with the following:
- GLAHN grant funding
information, applications, etc.
- Assistance in
obtaining involvement and benefits from the Great
Lakes Aquatic Habitat Directory project- upon
- Provide information and/or advice
to members and the general public regarding environmental
issues and problems.
- Meetings/trainings with the members
of the Indiana Hub to discuss issues, goals, and
strategies, and/or provide training on an issue
of current relevance as identified with input
- Maintaining a database of Indiana
Hub members to distribute issue alerts, updates,
and announcements of activities promoting aquatic
habitat education, restoration, and protection.
- Providing technical input and
encouraging public participation in the development
- Launching a wetland rules campaign.
- Surveying hub members to determine
how to provide better servcies.
Essential Indiana Environmental Links
- Visit the Save the Dunes
- To continue exploring the Great Lakes
Environmental Council http://www.hecweb.org/
Calumet Task Force http://www.igc.apc.org/gctf/
Department of Environmental Management - Office
of Water Management http://www.state.in.us/idem/owm/
Club Hoosier Chapter http://hoosier.sierraclub.org/index.asp
Joseph River Basin Commission http://www.sjrbc.com/
Walton League of America, Dekalb County, Indiana
Rim GIS http://adamite.igs.indiana.edu/arcims/lrim/lakerim_front.html
Action Coalition http://www.citact.org/
Kids' Environment http://www.ikecoalition.org/
Public Interest Research Group http://www.indiana.edu/~inpirg/index.html
General Assembly http://www.ai.org/legislative/
Department of Natural Resources - Division of
Water and Lake Michigan Coastal Program http://www.in.gov/dnr/water/