Friends of Pioneers Park Nature Center Board


The Friends of Pioneers Park Nature Center is a run by a volunteer board. Board members serve three year terms and can serve a maximum of two consecutive terms. Terms begin and expire at the January/February Annual Meeting.

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and is an advocate for the Nature Center. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the Nature Center and the educational opportunities to the Lincoln area community.

Andy Peterson, President
Mattie Sipp, Vice President
Diane Freese, Treasurer
Maryann Deno Brock, Treasurer
Karl Anderson
Casey Bright
Nancy Connerley
Danielle Dewees
April Fearing
Edmund “Ted” Hamann
Meg Higgins
Diana Pilson
Sarah Railsback
Jennifer Sylvester
David Williams

Jaimie Kelley, Nature Center Coordinator


Our Mission

The mission of Pioneers Park Nature Center is to interpret the natural history of Nebraska and the central great plains; to promote the enjoyment, appreciation and awareness of our natural environment; to practice and foster a conservation ethic; and to provide a sanctuary for wildlife and a peaceful retreat for people.


Monday - Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Noon - 5:00 PM
Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Free Admission
Suggested Donations: $3/person, $5/family, or $10/group


3201 S Coddington Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68522

(402) 441-7895


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