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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 […]

Another festive outing: Crane, Colors, and Cabernet

Another festive outing: Crane, Colors, and Cabernet

Oct 23, 2017 | No Comments

Warm weather, good wine, and good company made Legacy Land Conservancy’s fourth annual Cranes, Colors, and Cabernet a delightful event. Legacy teamed up with Sandhill Crane Vineyards on October 21 to lead 30 visitors on a one-mile hike and wine-tasting tour through Sharon Hills Nature Preserve. Hikers split into two groups led by Legacy’s Land […]

Busy hands, happy faces

Busy hands, happy faces

Oct 19, 2017 | No Comments

Five adults and sixteen members of the Eberwhite Junior Girl Scout Troop #40112 joined Legacy’s land stewardship team to collect seeds on privately-owned protected property in Lodi Township. Sporting belts of milk jugs, the girls ran through the property’s tall native prairie collecting Indian grass and switchgrass seeds. Adults collected other native plants including wild […]