Students enrich Legacy’s mission over the summer

Students enrich Legacy’s mission over the summer

Each summer we are happy to welcome students to our team for various important roles. Meet this year’s team! Stewardship Crew Olivia (Liv) Rollinger Growing up in Michigan, Liv has spent much of her life enjoying the outdoors: camping, hiking, kayaking, backpacking, playing sports, and gardening with her family. She has always valued the protection […]

Don’t miss the forest for the garlic mustard

Don’t miss the forest for the garlic mustard

By Alex Peters, Summer Stewardship Crew Member 2016 On a hot day, the shady woods feel comfortable and cool. My eyes search for the Legacy Stewardship Crew’s public enemy number one:  a two-foot-tall, spindly plant with toothed triangular leaves and a distinctive odor. Three of us stoop to rip garlic mustard out by the roots […]

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 […]