• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

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    The Mount Baldy area is closed due to hazardous conditions until further notice.

Volunteer Newsletter

In this issue of The Volunteer, June 2014

  • Participate in National Train Day at Union Staton in Chicago!
  • Introducing Paul Labovitz
  • Reserve Your Seat at the Volunteers Award Banquet
  • Get the Inside Scoop! Century of Progress Architectural Open House!

 
Volunteer-December-2013

In this issue of The Volunteer, December 2013

  • The Secrets of Our Local Amphibians
  • Lake Michigan Water Trail Safety Courses
  • Photo Contest
  • Calling All Skiers, Volunteer Stewards, and Trail Blazers!
  • Volunteers Needed for 2014 Maple Sugar Time
 
Volunteer Newsletter April 2013

In this issue of The Volunteer, April 2013

  • Help us Help West Beach this summer
  • Volunteer Appreciation Picnic July 20
  • Find out how to become a Park Neighbor
  • Become a ParKid
 

In this issue of The Volunteer, December 2012

  • New Signage and Name Changes
  • Share the Experience Photo Contest
  • Christmas Birdcount
  • Volunteering and the IRS
  • Frog Monitoring Training
  • Volunteers Needed for 2013 Maple Sugar Time
 
Volunteer Newsletter

In this issue of The Volunteer, October 2012

  • Introducing Dunes National Park Association
  • HELP WANTED!: Volunteer opportunities
  • The 113th Christmas Bird Count
  • National Park Service Photo Contest
 
Volunteer Newsletter

In this issue of The Volunteer, April 2012

  • Meet Mikey Gray and Members of "Camp-Mom"
  • Meet the NWIndiana Parrthead Club.
  • Volunteer Appreciation Picnic 2012 Information
  • National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Chicago
  • Time to Paint the Barn
  • Volunteers Needed for Summer Solstice Series
  • Can You Dig It?
  • Interagency Volunteer Pass
 
Feb_2012

In this issue of The Volunteer, December 2011

  • All Aboard the Wolverine
  • East Side, West Side All Round the Park
  • Calling Winter Enthusiasts

Did You Know?

several plants with lush green growth with very noticable light purple flowers on them

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has more than 1,135 native plant species distributed over six plant communities. Among all the national parks in the United States, it ranks seventh in plant diversity. This is an amazing feat for 15,000+ acres.