Category Archives: Nature

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Wildlife Rehab Birds of Prey

Humane Society Calumet Area’s Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (MRWRC) hosts an open house with fun for all ages on  Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 11am and also 2pm at the Main Office, 8149 Kennedy Ave., Highland. Also, Saturday, March 27th, 2021 from 10am – 11am at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 N. State…

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First Annual Spring Garden Show

LaPorte County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Show titled “Think, Eat, Live Green” will feature keynote speakers, seminars and demonstrations, a gardening series for children, garden and food vendors plus door prizes and raffles. The event will be held on Saturday, March 19th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Michigan City High School. It…

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Green Sense Farms Commissions A Wall Mural

Why were 15 Science students spending their time back stage of the IUSB Theatre Department in their last semester of 2015? The students were painting a wall mural on 4 pieces of 6 foot by 8 foot canvasses for Green Sense Farms, Portage Indiana, home of the largest vertical farm in the country. The story…

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Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale

     Mark you calendars for the Friends of Indiana Dunes Annual Plant Sale is held every year on a Satrurday, on April 23rd2022, from 9am til 1pm. The Native Plant Sale will again be held at Home of the Friends at 1000 E. Oak Hill Road, Porter, Indiana, 46304       The Space for…

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Spring Master Recycler program to feature Pratt tour

The Porter County Master Recycler Program has added a new feature to its already full spring schedule; a tour of Pratt Industries paper mill and corrugated recycling plant. “We are so excited Pratt has offered to give Master Recycler class number five students a tour of their plants here in Valparaiso,” Donna Stuckert, program coordinator,…

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6 Northwest Indiana Winter Articles

     Here’s a Compilation of our Latest Six NWI WINTER ARTICLES for you to pick and choose from – Enjoy:   WINTER WONDERLAND JANUARY 19TH, HAMMOND, INDIANA — 15th annual Winter Wonderland at Wolf Lake on January 19th, 2019. The morning session will be held at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana…

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Master Gardener Classes to Begin

     The Porter County Master Gardener Training class will begin February 4th and run through to May 12th. This year our class will be held in a new room at the Porter County Administration Building. We are recruiting right now for class attendees (capacity 30). The cost of the class is $200.00. The Master Gardener…

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The Annual Garden Show – Porter County Expo Center

     The Annual Garden Show is to be held on January 21st, 2023, at the Porter County Expo Center, in Valparaiso Indiana.       Admission is $10, tickets purchased at the door only, kids under 12 free. Included with admission are free tickets for the enormous seed & bulb exchange, or bring your own…

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Wolf Lake Pavilion

                         The Pav is the centerpiece of the revitalization of the Wolf Lake Memorial park area and was built as part of the 31.4 million dollar grant by the RDA. The grant and the Marquette Plan along the shores of Lake Michigan share goals of…

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