Coffee with the Crew: Legacy Workday

On July 24 from 9:30am-11:30am, Legacy Land Conservancy’s Stewardship Crew will be hosting a workday at Sharon Hills Preserve to remove invasive plant species, primarily Japanese Hedge Parsley. Join us for one of our first workdays since before the pandemic began. Coffee and donuts will be provided compliments of Starbucks and Washtenaw Dairy! Wear pants and […]

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 […]

Stewardship Crew Ready for Field Work

Stewardship Crew Ready for Field Work

Legacy is excited to welcome our 2020 summer Stewardship Crew. We are looking forward to working with them!   Janelle Aethyr After having children young, Janelle worked as a dental assistant for over a decade. She returned to school later in life to pursue her dream of obtaining a degree in biology, a life-long passion […]

Oak Wilt On Reichert Preserve, Revisited

Oak Wilt On Reichert Preserve, Revisited

In the spring of 2016 Legacy confirmed that oak wilt was present and active on our Reichert Nature Preserve. At that time several trees had already been claimed by the disease, and we knew it was time to act.  It took us two years to educate ourselves on oak wilt’s pathology and management, and to […]