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. […]

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Oh, it’s that time of year again! The birds are singing and everyone is ready for a fresh start to warm weather. ‘Tis the season for spring cleaning! Legacy staff shares some of the factors we consider when choosing environmentally friendly cleaning products! Packaging The most common packaging for cleaning supplies is either rigid plastic, […]

Restoration at work

Restoration at work

Legacy’s stewardship team and volunteer Sara Lupkas spent October 26 tossing handfuls of fluffy white and tiny brown seeds at the Lloyd and Mabel Johnson Preserve’s prairie restoration site, 15-acres of former farmland. Native grasses and wildflowers—from seeds collected at a Legacy conservation easement, at the Reichert Nature Preserve, and at the planted prairie communities […]