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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). […]

Cold-Weather Hiking Tips

Cold-Weather Hiking Tips

Jan 9, 2018 | No Comments

Don’t let the plunging temperatures stop you from getting outside! Legacy Land Conservancy staff shared some tips on how to hike our preserves safely in the winter weather.