“Oldest Confirmed Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Lives in Michigan!” by Allen Chartier

“Oldest Confirmed Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Lives in Michigan!” by Allen Chartier

In the following blog post, veteran birder Allen Chartier shares his recent experience capturing the oldest Ruby-Throated Hummingbird on record.  Chartier is co-editor of the American Birding Association’s “Birder’s Guide to Michigan” and has been a contributing author for various birding projects for National Geographic.  On Thursday, July 17, I recaptured a Ruby-throated Hummingbird at a home near […]

Announcing the Cort Easement!

Announcing the Cort Easement!

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission, in partnership with Legacy Land Conservancy, the Natural Resource Conservation Service and Salem Township, has protected 79 acres of prime farmland in Salem Township! Please click here to learn more!

"Hiking the Preserves" by Dana Wright

"Hiking the Preserves" by Dana Wright

In this blog entry, Dana Wright, Legacy’s Stewardship Coordinator, shares some news and observations from two recent Legacy outings– a guided hike at the Reichert Preserve and a guided hike at the Beckwith Preserve.  Rare plant found at Legacy’s Reichert Preserve! Botanist Bev Walters, led members of Michigan Botanical Club and Legacy supporters on an […]