Determine where to purchase native plants:

You can purchase many of the native plants shown in the Living in the Dunes guide at these locations -

Do YouHave a Spectacular Native Landscape?

Shirley Heinze Land Trust works to protect and restore natural areas within Northwest Indiana.  Each year, Friends of Shirley Heinze offer the "Bringing Nature Home Native Landscaping Award," recognizing outstanding examples of native landscapes.  To find out more information visit:

Check out the Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society (INPAWS)

For more great information on landscaping with natives

Help protect the Monarch Butterflies in Indiana

Tools from the Guide

Your Place in the Dunes

Diagrams to help you see what dune landscape your home lies within.

Landscaping templates

Diagrams to help you arrange native plantings in five dune landscapes.

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Michigan City, IN., 46360 

The mission of Save the Dunes is to preserve, protect and restore the Indiana dunes and all natural resources in Northwest Indiana’s Lake Michigan Watershed for an enhanced quality of life.

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