Shifting Sands on the Path to Sustainability

SHIFTING SANDS explores the struggle between our natural world and our industrial economy.

On Lake Michigan’s southern shore, stunning natural beauty collides with heavy industry like nowhere else in the country. The juxtaposition of a priceless dune landscape and enduring industrial expansion set the stage for America’s most influential environmental battles. The clash over the Indiana Dunes led to policies with global impact, and gave Americans their first urban national park.