Zoom-ing through the first 50 years

Zoom-ing through the first 50 years

When we started thinking about what our 50th Gala would look like, our staff, board and gala cabinet members dreamt of connection, laughter, and sharing our love of land with everyone who made our first 50 years possible. What we didn’t dream of was a pandemic! Early on in the planning process we decided that […]

Welcome, 2021 Stewardship Crew!

Welcome, 2021 Stewardship Crew!

Legacy is excited to welcome our 2021 summer Stewardship Crew. We are looking forward to working with them! Danielle Wyman Danielle was born and raised in a small town in Maine. She gained a passion for the natural world from a young age through her surfing, snowboarding, and rock climbing adventures. She earned a degree […]

Legacy Land Conservancy Celebrates 50 Years

Legacy Land Conservancy Celebrates 50 Years

Legacy Land Conservancy is celebrating 50 years of protecting and preserving land in southern Michigan, and kicking off the celebration of its achievements with two public events. Legacy formed under the name Washtenaw Land Conservancy (WLC) on May 10, 1971 when a group of Ann Arbor community leaders concerned about the potential development of a […]

Sesquicentennial Farm Protected Forever

Sesquicentennial Farm Protected Forever

A sesquicentennial farm—in the same family for over 150 years—is now permanently protected by Legacy Land Conservancy. The farm, owned by brothers Tom and Jim Irwin, consists of 158 acres of rolling farmland, forest and wetlands off Grass Lake Road in Grass Lake, Michigan. In 2017 Tom and Jim inherited the farm from their late […]