Multiple Properties Conserved, Protects Water Quality within River Raisin Watershed

Multiple Properties Conserved, Protects Water Quality within River Raisin Watershed

Legacy Land Conservancy has permanently protected 90 acres of forest, prairie and wetlands, including 3,850 feet of frontage along the River Raisin, in western Washtenaw County. In a unique joint effort of three different sets of landowners—John and Carol McCullough, Byron and Freida McCullough, and David and Jennifer Helmer—the McCullough-Helmer Project consists of three conservation […]

Land Partner Gathering heads to the land!

Land Partner Gathering heads to the land!

For this year’s Land Partner Gathering, we tried something a bit different than what we’ve done in years past. Instead of hosting a pancake potluck at the Legacy office, we took our coffee, bagels, and pastries—generously provided by Hyperion Coffee Co. and Zingerman’s—and our presentation out onto the land!  Legacy landowners and volunteers met on […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Rosanne Bloomer

Volunteer Spotlight: Rosanne Bloomer

After Rosanne and her husband protected their 152-acre farm – Bur Oaks – in 2005 through the City of Ann Arbor Greenbelt Program, not only did Rosanne devote her time to making delicious traditional, non-GMO varieties of popcorn at the family farm, she began volunteering her time to Legacy.

Welcome, 2022 Stewardship Crew!

Welcome, 2022 Stewardship Crew!

Summer is here and so is our Stewardship Crew! Legacy is excited to welcome our 2022 Stewardship Crew who will be giving our preserves a much needed stewardship boost the next few months.  Welcome, Xu and Chris! Xu Zhou Xu Zhou is a graduate student pursuing a dual degree in Landscape Architecture and Ecosystem Science Management […]