Fresh air and sunshine: spring at Legacy preserves

Fresh air and sunshine: spring at Legacy preserves

This story first appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of The Understory, Legacy’s newsletter, which you can download as a PDF. What can you see and do at Legacy’s nature preserves during spring? Read on to find out! Creekshead Preserve Enjoy a bountiful display of native wildflowers in late April and early May due to […]

En route to protection partnerships

En route to protection partnerships

This story first appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of The Understory, Legacy’s newsletter, which you can download as a PDF. By Roger Valade, Legacy Development Committee volunteer Matt Turner grew up in Ann Arbor, not far from the serpentine Huron River, and studied economics at his hometown university. He furthered his studies at the […]

Michigan’s newest state park: a birder’s delight

Michigan’s newest state park: a birder’s delight

This story first appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of The Understory, Legacy’s newsletter, which you can download as a PDF. By Gary Siegrist, Naturalist and volunteer with Legacy Land Protection and Stewardship committees Birders throughout the region (including me) are excited that Watkins Lake is finally protected. The lake is the centerpiece of a […]