Fleeting Spring Ephemerals

Fleeting Spring Ephemerals

by Allene Smith, Legacy Land Steward There is a particular feeling to spring, like fingers thawing out after sledding, or the cool, damp air after a rain. With the thaw comes a resurgence of scent. Our feet are lighter without insulated boots (though the mud and puddles still require something waterproof), and our arms and […]

Legacy Highlights Regional Benefits in Major New Conservation Legislation

Legacy Highlights Regional Benefits in Major New Conservation Legislation

Ann Arbor, Michigan – Legacy Land Conservancy, Michigan’s first local land trust, praised the recent bipartisan congressional vote that makes permanent a federal tax incentive supporting land conservation. Farmers, ranchers and the public will directly benefit from the incentive, which encourages landowners to place a conservation easement on their land to protect important natural, scenic and […]