About Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group
We work to defend and preserve the beauty, viability and long term sustainability of the Valpo Chain of Lakes.
Helping the community learn about the history and ecology of our Lakes through shared resources.
We work to engage outside expertise and to develop internal community capacity in support of our natural resoucres.
From family-friendly outdoor gatherings to our annual High School Environmental Debate series, our goal is to both educate and entertain.
A 501 C 3 non-profit organization, 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.
The Valparaiso Chain of Lakes is a system of lakes located on the north side of the city of Valparaiso in the heart of Porter County, which is located in Northwest Indiana. This extensive system of lakes includes many larger, named lakes as well as a system of wetlands and smaller ponds and streams.
This site contains information on 10 of the larger, named lakes: Deep, Flint, Long, Loomis, Mink, Moss, Round, Silver, Spectacle, Wauhob.
Interurban Trolley Presentation & South Shore Brass Concert
Save The Date Interurban Trolley Presentation & South Shore Brass Concert Date: Monday, February 27 Time: 6:30 pm Place: First Christian of Christ, 1507 E. Glendale Rd. Valparaiso Details: Join us for an engaging evening of history, live music and refreshments....
NWI Times – VU Professor Addresses Plastic Waste Problem At Public Forum
Molly DeVore. January 27, 2023. NWI TimesVALPARAISO — Julie Peller's phone is filled with photos of plastic trash. "I've got some photos of my grandkids on there too," the Valparaiso University chemistry professor joked. Peller discussed her research Monday in a...
Beauty Creek suffers from developer created run-off in Valpo
Guest Commentary By Michael MirochnaWith great promise, and nearly $6.9 million dollars of public bond money and $2.9 million dollars of private money, the City of Valparaiso entered into a public-private partnership with VJW Limited, LLC, V. Jacob Wagner, Manager, to...