Woody removal, whimsical addition

Woody removal, whimsical addition

On Saturday, September 18th Legacy and fifteen volunteers met under the coordination of the Stockbridge Area Wellness Coalition’s “Community Clean-Up Club” and the Stockbridge Area Arts Council for a workday and fairy house build at Beckwith Preserve. For the first hour, volunteers of all ages worked together to remove autumn olive, an invasive shrub scattered […]

Coffee (and clean up!) With The Crew

Coffee (and clean up!) With The Crew

On July 24, fourteen Legacy Land Conservancy volunteers of all ages went to Sharon Hills Preserve with a goal of removing as much invasive Japanese hedge parsley as possible. Japanese hedge parsley is a fast and aggressive invader of grasslands, prairies, and roadsides with plants ranging 2-6’ tall. In recent years, this plant has developed […]

Thank you, Dana!

Thank you, Dana!

Amidst the chaos of 2020 you may have noticed a change within the Legacy stewardship team:  longtime volunteer coordinator and steward extraordinaire, Dana Wright, is no longer working with Legacy.  While it may have come as a surprise to most, it was a planned, systematic, and orderly transition that quietly came to fruition over the […]

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 […]