nonprofits are among the 15 recipients of this year’s round of NIPSCO
environmental grants, totaling $50,000.
The Indiana Dunes
Environmental Learning Center received a grant for scholarships for its
Stewards of Tomorrow, NIPSCO said; the Porter County Parks Foundation, for
Sunset Hill Farm County Park Pond Restoration Phase IV; and the Shirley
Heinze Land Trust, for an educational guidebook project.
In its third year,
NIPSCO’s Environmental Grant has donated $150,000, helping 44 projects come
This year’s other
* Boys & Girls Club
of White County, community environmental education programming.
Learning Center of Northwest Indiana, Spaceship Earth education programming.
* City of LaPorte
Park and Recreation Department, erosion control project.
* Clear Lake
Township Land Conservancy, ecosystem education programming. Highland
Community Foundation, community tree canopy project.
* Little River
Wetlands, urban turtle education and conservation efforts.
* Michiana Area
Council of Governments, Partners for Clean Air.
* Michigan City
Area Schools, high school environmental restoration team.
* St. Joseph County
Parks Foundation, nature education and literacy trail.
Environmental Lake & Watershed Foundation, Winona Lake Limitless Park
* Trees Indiana,
Woodland trails urban forest education.
Guardians, Waterworks Dam Portage trail.