The Acorn E-news: July 2024

Check out the July 2024 Edition of The Acorn e-newsletter for upcoming events and updates from NICHES.


Celebrating Community


Stewardship Manager Justin Harmeson recently highlighted the role community plays within the organization in a personal post:

The Acorn E-news: June 2024

Check out the June 2024 Edition of The Acorn e-newsletter for upcoming events and updates from NICHES.

Black Rock Society Members: You're Invited to Property Tours & More


NICHES Land Trust invites members of the Black Rock Society to join us for several upcoming events.

Subaru "Shares the Love" with Nature


NICHES Land Trust received $27,000 from this year's Subaru Share the Love event! Subaru and participating retailers like Zeigler Subaru of Lafayette have donated more than $288 million to charity over the past 16 years!

2024 Annual Meeting & Board Elections


NICHES Land Trust members are invited to attend the 2024 Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 22.

Support NICHES During the Subaru 5K!

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) has announced that a portion of the proceeds from the 2024 Subaru Wilderness 5K run/walk will support NICHES Land Trust...but we need YOUR participation to make it happen!

NICHES Awarded 2024 Environmental Action Grant from NIPSCO

In celebration of Earth Day, NIPSCO announced the recipients of its 2024 Environmental Action Grant that awards funds for environmental restoration projects and education efforts across northern Indiana. Funding is provided by NIPSCO and the NiSource Charitable Foundation. 

NICHES' Birthday Celebration on June 22

Celebrate 29 years of Northern Indiana citizens helping ecosystems survive! Following the NICHES Annual Meeting on June 22, we will be hosting a birthday party from 3:00 – 5:00 pm.

April 21 Poetry Hike

Join NICHES Land Trust on Sunday, April 21 at our Berkshire-Tarnowski Forest Preserve for a Poetry Hike in celebration of Earth Day!

Fire Season Updates


Notes from the Field by Bob Easter, Stewardship Director

NICHES Land Trust was able to complete successful prescribed burns over 460 acres in February and March!

Appalachian Trail Thru Hiker Raising Funds for NICHES

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NICHES Land Trust is honored to be the charity selected by Danielle "Nicci" Lee, who will be hiking the Appalachian Trail this spring and summer. We are partnering with Nicci to help spread the word about this undertaking and hope you will cheer her along as she gives updates along her way.


Northern Indiana Citizens and Corporations Helping Ecosystems Survive

The process of revitalizing and protecting natural areas is an ongoing cycle, and NICHES Land Trust works year-round to restore the rich bio-diverse landscape that was once ubiquitous across Indiana.

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Sign Up for War of the Weeds 2024

Join us during War of the Weeds 2024 for NICHES 5th annual coordinated volunteer effort against our region's worst springtime invasive species: GARLIC MUSTARD!
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By joining NICHES you make it possible to protect your natural surroundings.
 If you've read this far, thank you. Now GO OUTSIDE! 
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