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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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Feb 20 @ 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. [...]
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Weiler-Leopold Nature Preserve
Are you calling me?! Join NICHES for the first Members Only event of 2018! http://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/barred-owl Not a member yet? Become a member today for $40 annually!
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Frogs Glory
Join NICHES Executive Director, Gus Nyberg, and Purdue’s Environmental Science Club at Frogs’ Glory in Delphi, Indiana for a workday to help clear fence line and burn brush!
Feb 27 @ 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. [...]
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Crows Grove
Join NICHES stewardship staff at Crows Grove to help cut, pile, and burn downed brush recently thinned from the under-story at Crows Grove. We will meet at the Crows Grove parking area at 10:00 AM[...]
Mar 6 @ 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. [...]
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
Join NICHES to learn about maple syrup tapping from an experience tapper! Taste some maple syrup with the best combo: breakfast food!
Mar 13 @ 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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