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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: Dan Towery
Vice-President: Linda Prokopy

Treasurer: Bill McFee
Secretary: Linda Anderson


BOARD MEMBERS


Bill Arthur
Shirley Burd
Tom Busch
John Burns
Don Franzmeier
Nancy Grenard
Bonnie Maxwell
Guillermo Pardillo
Jason Rakoczy
Pauline Shen
Matt Washburn

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The Numbers

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 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly NICHES Workday 10am - 12pm @ Clegg Garden | Lafayette | Indiana | United States
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 28 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Weekly Wander at Clegg Garden @ Clegg Garden | Lafayette | Indiana | United States
Join a naturalist for a guided walk along Clegg Garden trails. Learn about flora and fauna, native ecosystems and natural cycles as you wander the scenic trails. Trails have steps and climb and descend hills.[...]
NICHES Board Meeting @ Clegg Garden
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
NICHES Board Meeting @ Clegg Garden | Lafayette | Indiana | United States
NICHES Board of Directors’ Meeting.  Open to the Public. NICHES Board meets to discuss topics pertinent to the running of NICHES Land Trust, public is welcome to attend.  
Saving Sand Savannas - a video showing "NICHES Fisher Oak Savanna story" @ Lake Village Library  | Lake Village | Indiana | United States
Join NICHES Land Trust for the premier viewing of  NICHES documentary  about Fisher Oak Savanna and conserving sand savannas. Learn about resources available to private land owners and how to steward your property protect natural[...]
NICHES Crow's Grove Reserve Grand Opening Ceremony @ Crow's Grove
NICHES celebrates the Grand Opening of our newest property, Crow’s Grove, a woodland nestled along Big Pine Creek in Warren County featuring old growth pines. NICHES will partner with neighbors to offer a fun filled[...]
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly NICHES Workday 10am - 12pm @ Clegg Garden | Lafayette | Indiana | United States
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 5 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Weekly Wander at Clegg Garden @ Clegg Garden | Lafayette | Indiana | United States
Join a naturalist for a guided walk along Clegg Garden trails. Learn about flora and fauna, native ecosystems and natural cycles as you wander the scenic trails. Trails have steps and climb and descend hills.[...]
Jul 7 @ 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
First Thursday Float on the Wildcat Creek with NICHES Land Trust @ Wildcat Creek Park | Lafayette | Indiana | United States
NICHES coordinates a monthly float on Indiana Scenic Waterway, Wildcat Creek.  Meet at Wildcat Creek Park at 5:15 to put in to the water.  After boats are unloaded from participant vehicles, we will shuttle cars[...]

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