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 […]

Thank you, Dana!

Thank you, Dana!

Amidst the chaos of 2020 you may have noticed a change within the Legacy stewardship team:  longtime volunteer coordinator and steward extraordinaire, Dana Wright, is no longer working with Legacy.  While it may have come as a surprise to most, it was a planned, systematic, and orderly transition that quietly came to fruition over the […]

NAPP millage renewal supports Legacy’s success

NAPP millage renewal supports Legacy’s success

The Washtenaw County Natural Areas Preservation Program (NAPP)—a program that purchases unique natural areas and agricultural easements to ensure their preservation for the benefit of all County residents, plants, and animals—was established in 2000 by the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners through the passage of Natural Areas Ordinance No. 128. It is funded through a […]