Upholding forever in local land protection

Upholding forever in local land protection

One thing that makes conservation easements so impactful is the “forever” part. Given that the only constant in our world is change, being in the business of forever means that people and organizations working with conservation easements have to think differently. They have to anticipate an unknown future, and translate that into the language of […]

Fresh Faces

Fresh Faces

Land protection doesn’t happen in a single moment with the signing of a conservation easement at the closing table. Certainly, that moment is a peak one – a conservation easement is the legal document that enables the protection of a property’s natural and/or agricultural values forever – but land protection is so much more. It also includes the […]

Legacy officially adds Lenawee County to its service area

Legacy officially adds Lenawee County to its service area

For more than fifty years, Legacy Land Conservancy has been a trusted leader in protecting and preserving land in southern Michigan. What began in 1971 as an all-volunteer organization focused on protecting natural land along the Huron River in Ann Arbor, grew to include a team of dedicated staff, board, donors, volunteers, and partners protecting […]

Meet Our New Land Protection Staff Members

Over the last two years Legacy has acquired six new conservation easements and another public nature preserve—land that will be protected, forever—and brings our total acres of protected land to almost 10,000! These acquisitions mean we are now responsible for monitoring 105 easements  as well as managing 8 preserves to ensure conservation values are maintained. […]