Save the Dunes works to preserve, protect and restore the Indiana Dunes and more broadly natural resources in Northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan Watershed to enhance the quality of life for all of the regions residents.
Bur Oak Woods is an 84 acre savanna remnant in Lake County Indiana dominated by centuries old, open grown bur oaks, some more than four feet in diameter. The preserve features mesic woodland areas, wet depressions, and open sedge meadow.
On October 19th, 2012 the Calumet Stewardship Initiative launched a new website. The new site will help CSI partners communicate with each other and the wider public in ways that increase public awareness of the unique value of the Calumet region and of opportunities for individuals and groups to contribute to regional quality of life.