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.

Patrick Adams, President
Jessica Walsh, Vice President
Diane Freese, Treasurer
Maryann Deno Brock, Secretary
Lindsey Chizinski
April Fearing
Diane Freese
Edmund “Ted” Hamann
Teresa Harms Coder
Meg Higgins
Andrew Martz
Cara Pesek
Andrew Peterson
Lindsey Phillips
Joanna Pope
Sarah Railsback
Emily Rose Seifferlein
Mattie Sipp
Jennifer Sylvester
Jessica Walsh
David Williams

 Andrea Faas, 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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