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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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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 26 @ 8:30 am – Jun 30 @ 5:30 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
‘Explore the Wildcat’ offers campers a chance to connect with and learn about the natural world, create art, make friends, and paddle along the state scenic Wildcat Creek.  Campers will not only have fun exploring[...]
Jul 4 @ 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 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Wildcat Creek Park
Join NICHES staff while we paddle the Wildcat Creek! Wildcat Creek Floats are the first Thursday of every month (May to October)
Jul 8 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am Purdue Crew Boathouse
Dress like a pirate and paddle from Davis Ferry to Tapawingo Park with experienced pirates (river guides)! Option 1 – Paddle in boats provided by NICHES Land Trust and Wildcat Canoe and Kayak Too. Meet[...]
Jul 11 @ 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 18 @ 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 25 @ 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. [...]
Aug 1 @ 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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