1. Other Important Organizations in or influencing the Calumet region
Millennium Reserve and Greater Calumet Guidebook
Download a copy of this full-color guidebook to the natural and cultural treasures of the greater Calumet region complete with maps, photos and plenty of history.
The Calumet Region
The Calumet region brings together extraordinary natural areas, technological wonders, and vibrant human communities.
Learn how you can have fun strengthening the Calumet region
Caring for one of the most unique places on earth
Who We Are
Neighbors working on a shared vision of our future
We need you help removing invasive species that threaten to crowd out native plants and the wildlife that depend on this beautiful prairie to thrive. Trained leaders show you how to identify plants that don’t belong and demonstrate how to safely use hand tools to remove them. All the necessary tools and work gloves are provided.
In the shadow of Chicago, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan. 15,000 acres are yours to search for rare birds, fly a kite, wonder at the wildflower diversity, meander 45 miles of trails, cool your feet in Lake Michigan, or just be alone withyour thoughts.
Shirley Heinze Land Trust (SHLT) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that has been protecting natural land in Northwest Indiana since 1981. Its holdings cover the entire spectrum of natural communities in this region and include several properties which have been dedicated to the people of Indiana as state nature preserves.