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Oak Wilt Part III: The Finale (For Now)

Oak Wilt Part III: The Finale (For Now)

Feb 8, 2018 | No Comments

Two weeks ago timber contractors from Tri County Logging (TLC), a division of HMI Hardwoods LLC, removed 30 red and black oak trees from Legacy’s Reichert Nature Preserve as part of our ongoing effort to control oak wilt on the property. TLC agreed to take on the smaller-than-usual job to help Legacy stop the spread […]

Oh These Irish Hills! gives back

Oh These Irish Hills! gives back

Jan 17, 2018 | No Comments

ANN ARBOR, MI—Oh These Irish Hills! donated $1,540 to help protect—forever—the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Council’s (GSHOM) Camp O’ the Hills at Wamplers Lake. “When our committee learned of the Conservancy project for Camp O’ the Hills, we all agreed it would be the perfect cause for our annual Run for the Hills 5K,” […]

Reframing the war on invasive plants

Reframing the war on invasive plants

Jan 16, 2018 | No Comments

By Allene Smith, Land Steward The conservation community’s effort to slow or stop the spread of invasive plants is often referred to in terms of warfare: invasive plants are the enemy, and we must combat them with every weapon imaginable from loopers to herbicides. Land management is a battle of good (native) against evil (invasive). […]