About Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group

The mission of the Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group is to protect and maintain our lakes and surrounding environs through education, conservation, pollution monitoring, research, and invasive species control.  We are committed to waste reduction, recycling and the best use of land-use practices to ensure that our lakes remain quality habitats for fish, wildlife, and human recreational use.

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Public meetings and lectures are held on the 4th Monday in January and the 3rd Monday of March, May, July, September and November at 7pm at the Porter County Government Center Administration Building, 155 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso.

The Valpo Chain of Lakes Group hosts Naturepalooza; Living with Lakes, an annual open to the public event. Held on the 3rd Saturday in June, Naturepalooza offers an array of outdoor hands-on activities, speakers, exhibitors, vendors, and educational and recreational experiences.

The Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed group is a 501-C3 non for profit organization.