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Know your woody invasive species

Know your woody invasive species

Dec 4, 2017 | No Comments

                                                                                    Additional resources: The Nature Conservancy’s Weed Control Methods Handbook Michigan Natural Features Inventory […]

EMU students beat back buckthorn

EMU students beat back buckthorn

Dec 4, 2017 | No Comments

“I found a spider’s nest. I got to get a picture of this,” yelled Remell “Remy” Thomas, a senior at Eastern Michigan University (EMU). Her four classmates crowded around Thomas as she knelt beside the base of a large buckthorn shrub snapping photographs of spider eggs. The EMU students were helping clear buckthorn shrubs—an invasive […]

Restoration at work

Restoration at work

Nov 1, 2017 | No Comments

Legacy’s stewardship team and volunteer Sara Lupkas spent October 26 tossing handfuls of fluffy white and tiny brown seeds at the Lloyd and Mabel Johnson Preserve’s prairie restoration site, 15-acres of former farmland. Native grasses and wildflowers—from seeds collected at a Legacy conservation easement, at the Reichert Nature Preserve, and at the planted prairie communities […]