Calendars for Conservation

Did you know that your purchase of a calendar supports our conservation and stewardship efforts? Thirty-one photographers have generously donated their work, filling the pages with more than 50 full-colour images of animals, plants and…

Summer on the Land

Each summer students monitor Legacy’s conservation properties. They record their findings, take photographs and write reports on the state of the lands Legacy is responsible for stewarding. Here they share some of their experiences. READ…
log barnLonnie Lock

The Bearberry Barn

Our series of barn stories recalls the significance of these structures to individuals and communities. Edna Bakken tells how a Ranger Station barn evolved into her rural community's Heritage & Arts Centre ... READ HER STORY
sepia photo of barn and out buildingsSarah Leach

Share A Barn Story

The telling and sharing of stories is one way to conserve the past. We're looking for stories and photos of barns to share on our social media and website. Do you have one to share? READ MORE ...         …
Lorene Runham

Art From The Heart

  Last June Alberta artist and Circle of Friends member Lorene Runham approached us with a fundraising idea ...       She planned to open her garage on weekends during the summer to showcase her art work…
(Sarah Leach)

We’re Over the Top

What a birthday we had! Our goal was $888.88 to buy much-needed equipment. By the time donations were counted we’d raised $1288.88! Thanks to everyone who helped turn our wishes into reality. (Yes, someone donated $88.88 🙂) It’s…
Happy BirthdayPublic Clip Art

Let’s Celebrate!

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  Legacy’s turns 8 on October 20 ... and we’re celebrating with a virtual party! We'd like to raise $888.88 in the next 7 days. Donations will help us purchase two new game cameras and their accessories, educational items like botany…
Colleen Kaiser-Gill

Calendars on Sale!

Our New Calendars Are Here! Inside you'll find 55 full-colour photos of animals, plants and landscapes taken by 28 local photographers. The calendars sell for $20. The money goes toward our conservation and stewardship work. You can…
Strawberry BliteSally Banks

Is Blite a Blight?

Strawberry Blite pops up in my garden almost every year. I don't plant it and I have no idea how it arrived. At a time when many plants are winding down, it always surprises me with its bright colour and enthusiasm. It goes by many names…

Art Show & Sale

Join Legacy and Paint the Barn Red artists!   Olds Evergreen Centre 5237-52 St Olds, AB Friday Sept 17   4:00 -  8:00 pm Saturday Sept 18  10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday Sept 19  12:00 noon - 4:00 pm Although we've…