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South Shore Blog - Jasper County

Dig deeper into things to do, events and more in Jasper County as well as the entire Northwest Indiana region.


Photo: More than 15 thousand cranes stop in NW Indiana on their migrations north and south each year.  Wild birds are an important part of almost every outdoor person’s enjoyment of the natural world. Whether a person is hiking, picnicking, fishing or just sitting on a Lake Michigan beach, birds will be encountered. For some, the bird will just be a flitting glimpse, a bit of color. For others, perhaps spotting wedge of geese or a storm of swarming gulls is a momentary diversion. Birds are just a part of the overall mix which makes an outdoor activity enjoyable.


Looking for something lovely to do this Valentine's in Northwest Indiana? We've put together some ideas Valentine's date ideas plus fun things to do and events happening to enjoy with someone special whether it be a significant other, family or your BFF!

My grandfather loved birds. He used to bird watch and enjoyed learning about them. This love of birds was passed down to my mom. It was with knowing this that our old neighbors, years ago, first took my parents to see the Sandhill Cranes at the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area. We have since gone as a family about three times before going for the fourth time this past week.  Always the week before or of Thanksgiving. Each time we are amazed by what we see.