Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

Happy Earth Day! Despite everything else being cancelled because of the pandemic, Earth Day is still on.  It just looks and feels a little different this year as the health and safety of our community continues to be a priority. While we are disappointed that we can’t do our traditional on-site preserve workday due to […]

Warm-Weather Hiking Tips to Help Keep You Safe

Warm-Weather Hiking Tips to Help Keep You Safe

Don’t be fooled by the latest round of unpredictable Michigan weather. Springtime and warmer temperatures really are here! And because of the pandemic, more of us are headed outside than ever before. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or hitting the trails for the first time, it’s important to take the proper safety precautions—both to keep […]

Meet Our New Land Protection Staff Members

Over the last two years Legacy has acquired six new conservation easements and another public nature preserve—land that will be protected, forever—and brings our total acres of protected land to almost 10,000! These acquisitions mean we are now responsible for monitoring 105 easements  as well as managing 8 preserves to ensure conservation values are maintained. […]

Preserve Update: COVID-19 Edition

Preserve Update: COVID-19 Edition

A lot has changed in the last few weeks, for all of us. Alongside our Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order there have been innumerable communications from the folks who manage public land, Legacy included, reminding everyone that the natural world is “open for business”. In tandem with that message, we’d like to also […]