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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


Shirley Burd
Tom Busch
John Burns
Wes Crawford
Don Franzmeier
Mike Jenkins
Denise Laussade
Guillermo Pardillo
Jason Rakoczy

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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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Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am Camp Cullom
NICHES Executive Director, Gus Nyberg, will be discussing prairie restoration and biology while hiking Camp Cullom (September 23rd) in the last session of the upcoming Indiana Master Naturalist programs! Check it out and sign up[...]
Sep 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. [...]
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Moyer-Gould Woods
Join NICHES Executive Director, Gus Nyberg, on a hike through NICHES Moyer-Gould Woods property.
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
NICHES September Member’s Only event is the Water to Wine Paddle! Join us for a float from Wildcat Creek Park to Peter’s Mill (1.5 hour paddle) and then enjoy a wine and cheese tasting at[...]
Oct 3 @ 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. [...]
Oct 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. [...]
Oct 17 @ 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. [...]
Oct 24 @ 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. [...]

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