Japanese stiltgrass update: “degree of alarm”

“I want to share with you the degree of alarm I feel on the issue of Japanese stiltgrass,” asserts Dana Wright, Land Stewardship Director. “Stiltgrass is not like other invasives we have seen in Michigan, which spread relatively slowly and can be contained. Stiltgrass travels via water and deer, as easily as water itself. “The […]

Life after prescribed burns

Life after prescribed burns

By Gary Siegrist, Legacy volunteer and naturalist Following recent prescribed burns at the Lloyd and Mabel Johnson and Sharon Hills Nature Preserves, Legacy staff are frequently asked “what happens next?” Nature doesn’t wait months or require full regeneration to begin using the area just burned. First to investigate the burns are many of our feathered […]

Legacy’s Trails at Your Fingertips

Legacy’s Trails at Your Fingertips

Legacy’s going mobile! By downloading the AllTrails app on your mobile phone you can access trail maps for four of Legacy’s preserves from any location. The free mobile phone application lists trail maps, photos, driving directions and reviews for your favorite trails at Legacy’s Beckwith, Creekshead, Lloyd and Mabel Johnson, and Sharon Hills Nature Preserves. […]