Posts in category "Indiana Dunes News"

Capturing Hummingbirds at Indiana Dunes State Park

Capturing Hummingbirds at Indiana Dunes State Park
This Saturday, visitors to the Indiana Dunes State Park can watch a naturalist trap, band, and release hummingbirds as Brad Bumgardner demonstrates his research and “banding” techniques while providing locals with tips and tricks on attracting the tiny, gem-like creatures to their own backyards. “For visitors who have never seen a hummingbird in the hand... Read more »

Huge Pedestrian Bridge Coming to Indiana Dunes?

Huge Pedestrian Bridge Coming to Indiana Dunes?
The Indiana Dunes may soon be home to a massive pedestrian trail bridge, similar to this one in Nebraska (pictured above), that would take hikers and bikers from the town of Portage, Indiana to the shores of Lake Michigan, where they would be able to access the Indiana Dunes trail system. The bridge would be a... Read more »

Poet Releases "Talking Landscapes: Indiana Dunes Poems"

The great Carl Sandburg once said “the Indiana Dunes are to the Midwest what the Grand Canyon is to Arizona and Yosemite is to California,” and now another poet has joined him in appreciating Chicagoland’s greatest wilderness. Talking Landscapes: Indiana Dunes Poems, a haiku collection by Paula McHugh with illustrations by Michigan City artist Harold... Read more »
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