Legacy Adds Three Properties to Regional Land Protection

With the recent completion of land conservation projects, Legacy—Michigan’s oldest regional land trust—has been directly involved over our 48-year history in protecting a total of 9,040 acres of land in southern Michigan, primarily in Jackson and Washtenaw counties. This milestone was reached through finalizing three separate agreements with private land owners in late 2018.  Legacy’s […]

Legacy Names Executive Director

Diana Kern Assumes Duties February 4 Trustees of Legacy Land Conservancy announce the appointment, effective February 4, of Diana Kern to lead the organization as Executive Director. Kern brings more than a dozen years of experience in nonprofit executive leadership, fund development, relationship management, budget management, board support, and staff development to her new role […]

Harlie Smith Memorial

This memorial to Legacy supporter Harlie Smith was written by his family.  Countless ways exist to create a legacy that will enhance the lives of those who inherit the world we leave behind. Legacies may certainly be formed through a bequest of money or other tangible property. But perhaps the most valuable and enduring way […]