Volunteer Spotlight: Charity Steere

Volunteer Spotlight: Charity Steere

Charity is a passionate conservation champion who has focused her preservation efforts in and around the Waterloo Area most of her life. She began volunteering her time with Legacy in 2003 when Legacy (formally Washtenaw Land Trust) officially incorporated the Waterloo Land Conservancy Trust. Since then, she has logged over 1250 volunteer hours.

Legacy and EMU: A thriving symbiotic relationship

Legacy and EMU: A thriving symbiotic relationship

During the summer of 2016, Legacy began planning for the restoration of the farm fields at the Lloyd & Mabel Johnson Preserve to a more natural land cover. That summer also saw a fortuitous connection between Legacy staff and Eastern Michigan University (EMU) professor Dr. Emily Grman. When Dr. Grman shared a need for a […]

Legacy Land Conservancy Annual Report 2020-2021

Legacy Land Conservancy Annual Report 2020-2021

Challenging. Stressful. Inspirational. Thankful. Grateful. Hopeful. These are just some of the words that come to mind when thinking of the last year. As Legacy’s new fiscal year began in July of 2020, we were four months deep into the pandemic. Our physical office was still closed, and staff was working remotely. We leaned on each other, the generosity of our supporters, and the hope that better things would be on the horizon.