Farmer Led Conservation Agriculture is the Way to Go

Farmer Led Conservation Agriculture is the Way to Go

By Scott Rosencrans, Associate Director of Development and Communications For the most part, they are not young farmers and not even first generation farmers. They are veterans of the fields who were raised on traditional methods and they have seen dozens of trends come and go over the years. The size of their operations ranges […]

Michigan Conservancy Stewardship Peer Gathering 2019

Michigan Conservancy Stewardship Peer Gathering 2019

By Allene Smith, Land Stewardship Coordinator Each year land acquisition and stewardship folks from Michigan-based land conservancies gather to discuss emerging issues, shared challenges, useful resources, and more. This year’s gathering was organized by Little Forks Conservancy and held at Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens in Midland, MI. After discussing the roles of organizational partnerships […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

From the Legacy Land Conservancy family to yours – Happy Thanksgiving! As an organization we are most thankful for you, our wonderful supporters. We would like to observe the Thanksgiving holiday by sharing with you what each of us are thankful for in our personal lives.  Wishing you all the best for the holiday. Erika […]

Love Water. Protect Land. Double Your Impact!

Love Water. Protect Land. Double Your Impact!

Dear Friends, You’ve read the headlines. You’ve heard the news stories. Flooding in the Huron area after torrential rain slams region. Ann Arbor shuts down Huron River trips due to sewage overflow. Dangerous blue-green algae found in 2 metro Detroit lakes. Bacteria and viruses from human waste getting into Michigan water. Great Lakes set record […]