Legacy Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

Legacy Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 1971, Legacy Land Conservancy, has been doing just that for the people of Washtenaw and Jackson counties. Now Legacy Land Conservancy announced it has renewed its land trust accreditation for the second time– proving once […]

From Farmland to Prairie: A show worth the wait

From Farmland to Prairie: A show worth the wait

When Legacy accepted the generous donation of 51 acres of farmland, oak hickory forest, and buttonbush swamp from the Lloyd & Mabel Johnson Foundation in 2007, we established a management plan for the preserve to outline our vision and guide our actions. The agricultural fields were a new adventure; while we had conserved hundreds of […]

Legacy Intern Helps Plan for Preserve’s Future

Legacy Intern Helps Plan for Preserve’s Future

Each of Legacy’s preserves has its own detailed management plan. Think of this as a companion document to the land itself. In addition to outlining our vision for the property and the management objectives identified to realize that vision, these documents describe thoroughly the property’s ecological, geographical, historical, and social contexts. These documents both set […]