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Arts & Nature Calumet 50th Anniversary Celebration, NPS Centennial

Join us for “Arts & Nature in the Calumet Region & Nationwide” at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore celebrating its 50th Anniversary and the National Park Service’s Centennial. 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 12 Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education 100 N. Lake Street […]

Adopt-a-Beach™ Outdoor Family Event – Saturday, September 20

Go Outside! Evanston join Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and Norman Long in family-friendly activities for all ages, Saturday morning, September 20 at Dempster-Greenwood Beach.

Soundwalk at Miller Woods for Leave No Child Inside Month

Join us on Saturday, June 16 for a themed hike in the nature preserves of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. We are partnering with the United Urban Network, The Field Museum, Chicago Wilderness, and Calumet Stewardship Initiative to lead a family-oriented “soundwalk” in Miller Woods for “Leave No Child Inside” month. Our event helps children of all ages to experience the audible side of nature, the vital and all-encompassing natural soundscape.

Monica Ryan leads childernOther groups will lead themed hikes starting at 9 AM. These lead up our soundwalk at 2 to 3 PM, the final event of the day. Our soundwalk begins at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, 100 N Lake Street Gary, IN 46403 (map).

Miller Woods is located in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

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Commuter train transportation from Chicago and Northern Indiana to Miller Station: www.nictd.com/

Chicago Wilderness: http://www.chicagowilderness.org/News/2012/03/29/lncidouglascenter/

Leave No Child Inside: kidsoutside.info/

MSAE Facebook Event: www.facebook.com/events/345137865558901/

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit

Download the NPS program flyer: media/LNCI%206-16-12%20sm%20vers.pdf

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Photos from Douglas Center Celebration at Indiana Dunes, June 25, 2011

Photos from Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology led soundwalk and hands-on activities celebrating Douglas Center Silver Anniversary and “Leave No Child Inside” month, taken on Saturday, June 25, 2011.

MSAE Celebrates Douglas Center Silver Anniversary, Saturday June 25

Enjoy the natural beauty of Miller Woods. Celebrate families, soundscape, and education from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, June 25 at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and honor the 25th anniversary of the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education and “Leave No Child Inside” month.