Nancy Lehrhaupt has been an outdoor and nature enthusiast since childhood. She met and married John “Obie” Oberhausen and together with their best friend, Joe Newman, formed The Cactus Rescue Project. A Nurse Practitioner for 30 years, Nancy has an affinity for plants and people that need a helping hand. She is one of the founding members of the Eldorado School and Community Garden, a past organizer of the Eldorado Gardening Tour and has taught classes on home gardening. She and Obie have worked long hours on their extensive home cactus garden which has been the subject of tours for many different local groups and organizations.