Summer interns enrich Legacy’s mission

Summer interns enrich Legacy’s mission

Legacy is excited to welcome our new 2018 summer interns. We’re really looking forward to working with them. Ami Fofana, Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program Intern   Ami, our intern from the University of Michigan’s Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, is spending the summer updating management plans for each of our nature preserves. Born and raised […]

Be Aware: Turtles Crossing!

Be Aware: Turtles Crossing!

Turtles are looking for good sandy sites to bury their eggs and are crossing roads more than usual. Keep a shovel in your car to carefully scoop up snappers and help them to the other side of the road. Usually putting them on the side where they were headed keeps them from crossing back over […]

Life after prescribed burns

Life after prescribed burns

By Gary Siegrist, Legacy volunteer and naturalist Following recent prescribed burns at the Lloyd and Mabel Johnson and Sharon Hills Nature Preserves, Legacy staff are frequently asked “what happens next?” Nature doesn’t wait months or require full regeneration to begin using the area just burned. First to investigate the burns are many of our feathered […]

We Love Our Volunteers!

We Love Our Volunteers!

Everyone had a great time at the Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at Tantré Farm in May! The threat of rain didn’t stop our steadfast supporters from coming out to enjoy a potluck lunch and beautiful tour of the farm. We also celebrated some very special volunteers at the picnic’s Volunteer Awards Presentation. Awards Recipients Eco Steward […]