Announcing the Murray Easement!

Announcing the Murray Easement!

Legacy Land Conservancy is proud to announce a new protected property! Betty Jean Murray, of Manchester Township, has partnered with Legacy to protect 20 acres of land!  This is in addition to 106 acres that she previously protected in 2007. The Murray includes emergent marsh and a tributary to Marsh Creek, near the River Raisin.  The property […]

“Michigan DNR and U.S. Forest Service partner to protect oak trees from killer fungus” Bulletin

“Michigan DNR and U.S. Forest Service partner to protect oak trees from killer fungus” Bulletin

The DNR is partnering with the US Forest Service to treat Michigan’s forests effected by an exotic and largely invisible killer: oak wilt. This deadly fungus can kill healthy trees within weeks by interfering with the vessels that transport water throughout the tree, putting Michigan’s state parks and recreational areas at the highest risk.  The fungus […]

Announcing the Tolen Trail

Announcing the Tolen Trail

In late October, Legacy Land Conservancy dedicated the main trail in the Sharon Hills Preserve to long-time Preserve Adopter Jim Tolen.  Tolen passed away in October 2013.  Tolen’s friends and family joined Legacy staff members for the dedication. When asked about her memories of Tolen, Legacy Executive Director Susan Lackey stated: “Even before Legacy was […]