The Preserve Stewardship Season in Review

The Preserve Stewardship Season in Review

By Allene Smith, Land Stewardship Coordinator Even with a few warm days ahead, the autumn has begun in earnest. This transition always provides a prompt to reflect on the recent growing season and all the stewardship work on our Preserves that we’ve been able to accomplish. Beckwith Preserve: The new parking area for our Beckwith […]

EMU students beat back buckthorn

EMU students beat back buckthorn

“I found a spider’s nest. I got to get a picture of this,” yelled Remell “Remy” Thomas, a senior at Eastern Michigan University (EMU). Her four classmates crowded around Thomas as she knelt beside the base of a large buckthorn shrub snapping photographs of spider eggs. The EMU students were helping clear buckthorn shrubs—an invasive […]