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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: Denise Laussade
Secretary: Bill Arthur


BOARD MEMBERS


Roger Scott
Tom Busch
John Burns
Jarred Brooke
Amanda Ingram
Mike Jenkins
Bill McFee
Mike Murr
Guillermo Pardillo
Jason Rakoczy
John Graveel
Trent Hanthorn

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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 16 @ 8:30 am – Jul 20 @ 4:30 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Does your child love nature and being outside? Do they love outdoor activities? NICHES Active Summer Camp Week is a week filled with fun ways to be active in the outdoors! Campers ages 11-14 are[...]
Jul 23 @ 8:30 am – Jul 27 @ 4:30 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Does your child love art and nature? NICHES Art Summer Camp Week is a week filled with fun craft and art projects with the natural world in mind! Children ages 11-14 are welcome! They will[...]
Jul 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. [...]
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
This Members Only event will begin at Wildcat Creek Park (5201 Eisenhower Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905) around 5pm. We will paddle and float down the scenic Wildcat Creek for about an 1 to 1.5 hours,[...]
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
This will begin at Wildcat Creek Park (5201 Eisenhower Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905) around 5pm. We will paddle and float down the scenic Wildcat Creek for about an 1 to 1.5 hours, and take out[...]
Aug 7 @ 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 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Join NICHES Executive Director Gus Nyberg on a nature hike through Clegg Memorial Garden.
Aug 21 @ 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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