Media Coverage

Read about Legacy’s work in various publications.


This Is Michigan | Conserving Land, Creating a Legacy – Video, Michigan Media 12/18/2023
Legacy in Land: Protecting rare fens, century farms, and other natural habitats in Michigan – Michigan News 12/18/2023
After ‘long journey’ siblings save 226-acre farm in Washtenaw County – MLive 6/13/2023
Washtenaw farm protected forever following six-year PDR process – Michigan Farm News 6/24/2023

Issues of the Environment: Legacy Land Conservancy adds more Washtenaw County acreage to its conservation efforts – WEMU 89.1FM, 7/20/2022
How 3 sets of landowners teamed up to protect 90 acres in Washtenaw County – MLive, 7/1/2022
Preserves many properties, protects water quality within the River Raisin – Michigan News Time, 7/1/2022

Grass Lake Sesquicentennial Farm Protected Forever  – Chelsea Update, 5/1/2021
Washtenaw County sesquicentennial farm protected forever – Michigan Farm News, 4/26/2021

Farmland protection program reaches $5.6M allocated in Washtenaw County – MLive, 2/28/2020

Keeping Camp O’ the Hills green – The Exponent, 1/30/2018

Legacy Director Douglas Koop discusses our work in Jackson County – The Bart Hawley Show, JTV, 9/27/17
$1.8M in federal funds to help protect Huron River watershed – MLive, 1/3/2017

Federal grant to assist groups help the Huron River watershed – Michigan Radio, 12/31/2016
Nearly $10 million in federal funds earmarked for Michigan conservation projects – The Peninsula, 12/27/2016
Birders in paradise: western Washtenaw gets a new state park – Ann Arbor Observer, October 2016
Issues of the Environment: Washtenaw County and Michigan’s 103rd state park
– WEMU, 9/1/2016
Ann Arbor Greenbelt closes on 50th land protection project
– MLive, 8/27/2016
DNR honors Susan Lackey of Chelsea with Partners in Conservation Award – DNR News, 8/16/2016
Legacy Land Conservancy gets new executive director, trustees – Crain’s Detroit Business, 7/9/2016
Couple donates 119-acre “living classroom” to Adrian College – Lenawee Daily Telegram, 6/23/2016
Adrian College to use donated property as living laboratory – 9&10 News, 6/23/2016
119-acre donated property to serve as natural learning environment for students – MLive, 6/22/2016
The story behind Michigan’s newest state park – Michigan Radio, 6/20/2016
Michigan gets new state park through $2.9 million land purchase – MLive, 6/17/2016