Prescribed burns as a land management tool

Prescribed burns as a land management tool

If you visited the Johnson or Reichert Preserve recently, you may have been startled to see a charred and blacken landscape and wondered, “Was there a fire here?”  And, the answer would be, “Yes!” But it’s not the result of an ‘out of control forest fire’ that we usually see on the news. Despite the […]

Celebrate Earth Day 2022

Celebrate Earth Day 2022

This week we’re celebrating our love for the Earth with a self-guided hike through Creekshead Preserve. This short walk – just over a half mile – takes you through a forested oasis of beach-maple-basswood trees and spring ephemeral wildflowers to enjoy the sounds of spring returning in the chorus of frogs that call the property home. Click […]

Volunteer Spotlight: David Read

Volunteer Spotlight: David Read

David has been volunteering since 2009 when he and his wife purchased a property with a conservation easement held by Legacy. He has spent the last 13 years stewarding and ecologically improving his own conservation easement property, as well as, donating over 400 hours