Legacy and EMU: A thriving symbiotic relationship

Legacy and EMU: A thriving symbiotic relationship

During the summer of 2016, Legacy began planning for the restoration of the farm fields at the Lloyd & Mabel Johnson Preserve to a more natural land cover. That summer also saw a fortuitous connection between Legacy staff and Eastern Michigan University (EMU) professor Dr. Emily Grman. When Dr. Grman shared a need for a […]

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 […]