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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
Dan Towery

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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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May 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. [...]
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Join NICHES Gus Nyberg for a hike at Clegg Memorial Garden. Learn about native Indiana wildflower and plant species and ask any questions you’ve always been curious about! Cover photo: Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Just as the weather is getting nice, join NICHES for the first Wildcat Creek Float of the season! This Members Only event will begin at Wildcat Creek Park (5201 Eisenhower Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905) around[...]
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm pin 518 E Hogback Hill Rd, Williamsport, IN 47993-8089, United States
Join NICHES staff and help to clean up the Big Pine Creek! Please RSVP to gnyberg@nicheslandtrust.org in order to reserve a boat.
May 15 @ 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. [...]
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Crows Grove
Join NICHES Gus Nyberg to walk the trails and explore the restoration of the oak and pine woods. Feel the coolness of the sandstone canyon along a tributary of the Big Pine Creek Valley. For[...]
May 19 – May 20 all-day Weaver Island
Join NICHES for a Members Only paddle and camp out to the NICHES Weaver Island! Depart 6pm from French Post Park (Delphi, IN 46923) and paddle in to Weaver Island (about 1 hour paddle). Camp[...]
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Moyer Gould Woods
Walk the trails and bring your taste buds as we explore the wild edibles of our local woods. For more Wednesday in the Wild Series check out the Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/WednesdaysInTheWild/

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