Getting ahead of oak wilt

Getting ahead of oak wilt

By Allene Smith, Land Steward You might have heard through the grapevine (or through root grafts, in this case) that Legacy’s Reichert Nature Preserve has come down with a case of oak wilt. While we lay the groundwork for remediation efforts on the Preserve, we’d like to share what we’ve learned about this increasingly common […]

One device to do it all: technology in the field

One device to do it all: technology in the field

By Dana Wright, Land Stewardship Manager Technology is moving if not at the speed of light, at least at the speed of sound. I’m not that old and can easily remember when a phone was something you actually dialed, televisions were controlled with dials and took up most of the living room, and the radio […]

The simple pleasures of photo-monitoring

The simple pleasures of photo-monitoring

By Tania Evans, Photo-Monitor since 2009 Each season, I can’t wait to walk Legacy protected properties. It’s fun to explore landscapes so dear to landowners. The work of a volunteer photo-monitor is to take pictures of protected land from assigned spots. My monitoring partner and I follow a prescribed route, armed with a GPS and […]