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Legacy Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

Legacy Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

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One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 1971, Legacy Land Conservancy, has been doing just that for the people of Washtenaw and Jackson counties. Now Legacy Land Conservancy announced it has renewed its land trust accreditation for the second time– proving once […]

Shatter Family Preserve Ribbon Cutting: Legacy’s newest preserve is open

Shatter Family Preserve Ribbon Cutting: Legacy’s newest preserve is open

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Our newest preserve is open for quiet enjoyment! On August 15th Legacy hosted a small gathering at the Anthony & Rose Shatter Family Preserve to celebrate its opening.  The daughters of Anthony and Rose Shatter—the former landowners—cut the ribbon, and guests enjoyed a ‘socially distanced’ guided nature hike led by Legacy staffers Allene Smith and […]

From Farmland to Prairie: A show worth the wait

From Farmland to Prairie: A show worth the wait

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When Legacy accepted the generous donation of 51 acres of farmland, oak hickory forest, and buttonbush swamp from the Lloyd & Mabel Johnson Foundation in 2007, we established a management plan for the preserve to outline our vision and guide our actions. The agricultural fields were a new adventure; while we had conserved hundreds of […]