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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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Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Clegg Memorial Garden
Join us at Clegg Memorial Garden in Lafayette every Saturday (weather permitting) from 9-11 am to help us fix and maintain our trail system.  
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Clegg Memorial Garden
  Training event at Clegg Memorial Garden for volunteers interested in leading public wildflower walks. Description: Join Gus Nyberg for a wildflower walk, learn our local wildflowers, and sign up to lead similar walks in the[...]
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Clegg Memorial Garden
Join us at Clegg Memorial Garden in Lafayette every Saturday (weather permitting) from 9-11 am to help us fix and maintain our trail system.  
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Clegg Memorial Garden
Join us at Clegg Memorial Garden in Lafayette every Saturday (weather permitting) from 9-11 am to help us fix and maintain our trail system.  
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Clegg Memorial Garden
Join us at Clegg Memorial Garden in Lafayette every Saturday (weather permitting) from 9-11 am to help us fix and maintain our trail system.  
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Clegg Memorial Garden
Join us at Clegg Memorial Garden in Lafayette every Saturday (weather permitting) from 9-11 am to help us fix and maintain our trail system.  
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm John S. Wright Building at Martell Forest
Join us for NICHES 24th Annual Meeting as we vote for board members, discuss our 2019 goals, and reflect on what was accomplished in 2018. – Looking to purchase tickets for our natural experiences for[...]
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Clegg Memorial Garden
Join us at Clegg Memorial Garden in Lafayette every Saturday (weather permitting) from 9-11 am to help us fix and maintain our trail system.  

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