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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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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. [...]
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Girl Scouts Little House in Foster Park
Join NICHES Land Trust at the Girl Scouts Little House in Foster Park for a fun filled day of Junior Rangers! Children that attend will receive their FREE NICHES Junior Ranger booklets to complete. NICHES[...]
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. [...]
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Wildcat Creek Park
Please meet at Wildcat Creek Park around 5:00PM – put in is by 5:15PM. Usually about a 1-hour float (depending how many gravel bar stops and dips in the creek) and we take out at[...]
Aug 8 @ 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 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Wolcott House
Join NICHES Executive Director, Gus Nyberg, as he talks about the history and story of the NICHES local Wolcott properties: Fisher Oak Savanna and Gish!
Aug 12 @ 5:00 am – 7:30 am Mi-So-Lah
Become a NICHES Member for $40 Annually today! http://nicheslandtrust.org/index.php/donate/ NICHES invites members to this experienced paddlers only event on Saturday, August 12! Join NICHES on a moonlight paddle starting at Mi-So-Lah at 5AM. Watch the[...]
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Big Pine Creek
Come out to help clean up Big Pine Creek! RSVP for a boat with Nyssa@NICHESLandTrust.org

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