Gus Nyberg has worked for NICHES Land Trust as the Executive Director since 2007, after having served on NICHES Board of Directors for 3 years.  Previously, Gus worked for The Nature Conservancy for 10 years as Stewardship Manager for lands along the Kankakee River, where he was responsible for restoration of native plants, control of invasive species and implementing controlled burns.

Gus lives in Newton County with his wife, Alyssa and 2 kids along with a menagerie of chickens, goats, dogs, ducks and peafowl.

Gus has a very optimistic view of the world and is looking forward to implementing the goals in NICHES Land and Water Protection Plan.