From Farmland to Prairie: A show worth the wait

From Farmland to Prairie: A show worth the wait

When Legacy accepted the generous donation of 51 acres of farmland, oak hickory forest, and buttonbush swamp from the Lloyd & Mabel Johnson Foundation in 2007, we established a management plan for the preserve to outline our vision and guide our actions. The agricultural fields were a new adventure; while we had conserved hundreds of […]

Legacy Intern Helps Plan for Preserve’s Future

Legacy Intern Helps Plan for Preserve’s Future

Each of Legacy’s preserves has its own detailed management plan. Think of this as a companion document to the land itself. In addition to outlining our vision for the property and the management objectives identified to realize that vision, these documents describe thoroughly the property’s ecological, geographical, historical, and social contexts. These documents both set […]

Silence Implies Complicity

Silence Implies Complicity

Silence implies complicity. We will not remain complacent. We see the pain and we hear the anger of the Black community. We know we have a lot of work to do, as do many environmental organizations. As Carolyn Kinney writes, “The conservation movement has traditionally prided itself on a concept of nature as pure, which […]