Far Country

Far Country

by Susan Lackey, Executive Director We had an interesting discussion in the office the other day about why we have a stewardship staff. The question wasn’t, “do we need their function?”, but rather, “why aren’t we all stewards of the land?” Good question. Don’t you just hate those? When we think about stewardship, we tend […]

Introducing the Susan Lackey Fund for Sustaining Stewardship

Introducing the Susan Lackey Fund for Sustaining Stewardship

by Jim Adams, Legacy Land Conservancy Board President It is the privilege and solemn responsibility of a nonprofit’s Board to hire and support an Executive Director who will provide the organization’s day-to-day leadership. By now you know that Susan Lackey, who has served as Legacy Land Conservancy’s Executive Director since 2005, has chosen to retire from […]

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 […]