Savannas: Beauty in the Making By Alyssa Nyberg A hike through a savanna any time of the year will have its “oh-wow, I feel so happy moments”: in the spring, when wildflower displays are stunning with the purple show of the wild lupines, pink of the phloxes, the blues of the violets and the song of…Read More
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Northern leopard frogs are fast, real fast! They aren’t called leopard frogs for nothin’. They are the long-legged leapers of our Kankakee Sands prairie, and catching one is not only thrilling but hard to do! On a sunny November day, I had the good fortune of finding a northern leopard frog ( Rana…Read More
Have you set a New Year’s resolution to try something new this year? Or perhaps you’re reading this in June and laughing at the thought of keeping your resolutions but still ready to get outdoors? We have seven awesome ways to go beyond the beach in the Indiana Dunes area. So shake off the sand and…Read More
Off the beaten path By Christine Livingston There are so many wild places in the Indiana Dunes that are formed and reformed by wind and water every year. They morph constantly, and never cease to captivate me. Brincka Cross Gardens & House is a small park nestled in the dunes but different from…Read More