Restoration at work

Restoration at work

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 […]

Busy hands, happy faces

Busy hands, happy faces

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 […]

Heart of the Lakes Annouces: Michigan Sees Increase in Protected Conservation Lands

Heart of the Lakes Annouces: Michigan Sees Increase in Protected Conservation Lands

Heart of the Lakes, the statewide association of Michigan’s land conservancies and other nonprofits dedicated to land and water conservation, released its Annual Protected Lands Survey earlier this month. Legacy Land Conservancy participated in the survey as a member of Heart of the Lakes. Findings from the survey show that 27 land conservancies helped protect […]