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 […]

Returning to Field Work Safely

Returning to Field Work Safely

As we are all aware, life during the COVID-19 pandemic is full of unknowns and constantly evolving.  Information we receive one day may not be relevant the next. The constantly changing landscape of information has been difficult to navigate. Because of and despite these realities, Legacy remains vigilant in monitoring all communications from the governor’s […]

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. […]