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NICHES mission is to protect, restore, and sustain northern Indiana’s ecosystems by providing habitat for native species and offering natural places for education, appreciation, and enjoyment of current and future generations.

 

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BOARD OFFICERS



President: Linda Anderson
Vice-President: Wes Crawford

Treasurer: Bill McFee
Secretary: Bill Arthur


BOARD MEMBERS


Roger Scott
Tom Busch
John Burns
Jarred Brooke
Amanda Ingram
Mike Jenkins
Denise Laussade
Mike Murr
Guillermo Pardillo
Jason Rakoczy
John Graveel
Trent Hanthorn

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Featuring

Approximately 15 MILES OF PUBLIC TRAILS
EXPLORE PRAIRIE, WOODLAND & WETLAND
NEARLY 3100 ACRES PRESERVED
FREE & OPEN DAWN TO DUSK
DISCOVER RESERVES ACROSS 13 COUNTIES
PADDLE ALONG INDIANA WATERWAYS

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Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Join NICHES for the Wildcat Voyage of Discovery 2018 trip. Paddle down the scenic Wildcat Creek for 3 days, camp overnight on various gravel bars, and journal about your experience. Space is limited, reserve your[...]
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Clegg Garden
Contribute to the ongoing care of Clegg Garden by attending the workday led by a member of NICHES staff.  Arrive at 9:30 for coffee / tea and a conversation about the task for the workday. [...]
Jun 29 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
The Say’s Firefly is now Indiana’s State Insect! Learn about fireflies and enjoy the light show and drinks with good company.
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Join NICHES for a free float down the scenic Wildcat Creek! Take a break and get outside for a couple hours with other paddlers in your community. Start at Wildcat Creek Park and paddle down[...]
Jul 9 @ 8:30 am – Jul 13 @ 4:30 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Does your child love nature and being outside? Have they always had an interest in the natural world? NICHES Eco Summer Camp Week is a week filled with fun ways to learn about trees, wildlife,[...]
Jul 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Clegg Garden
Contribute to the ongoing care of Clegg Garden by attending the workday led by a member of NICHES staff.  Arrive at 9:30 for coffee / tea and a conversation about the task for the workday. [...]
Jul 16 @ 8:30 am – Jul 20 @ 4:30 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Does your child love nature and being outside? Do they love outdoor activities? NICHES Active Summer Camp Week is a week filled with fun ways to be active in the outdoors! Campers ages 11-14 are[...]
Jul 23 @ 8:30 am – Jul 27 @ 4:30 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Does your child love art and nature? NICHES Art Summer Camp Week is a week filled with fun craft and art projects with the natural world in mind! Children ages 11-14 are welcome! They will[...]

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