During the 2016 Conservation Donors Roundtable, The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the award of a $75,000 grant to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Non-Game Division (DNR) and several partners for monitoring, studying, and protecting shorebirds along the Georgia Coast. Tim Keyes, coastal bird biologist with DNR, will administer the program on […]
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An anonymous donor took major action this July with a $1 million challenge grant to the St. Simons Land Trust’s Campaign to Preserve Musgrove. “Now is the time to take care of this island,” he said, citing land conservation as a great way for folks to make a positive impact on St. Simons Island and […]
Federally threatened loggerhead sea turtles have reached an important milestone this year on Georgia’s coast – over 3,000 nests were laid along 14 barrier island beaches. This marks the highest number of nests recorded in the state in the 30+ years that our beaches have been monitored and a more than 40% increase from the previous record set last year.
Conservation donors can contribute to this important work in two ways: funds are needed for operating expenses and conserving land. The Conservation Fund (501C(3) organization) Mission: Create balanced conservation solutions that integrate economic and environmental goals. Georgia State Director: Andrew Schock Phone: 404-221-0405 Website: conservationfund.org/where-we-work/georgia Georgia Conservancy (501C(3) organization) Mission: Protect and conserve Georgia’s natural resources […]
- GEORGIA’S BARRIER ISLANDS, PART II: Ossabaw Island
- New Outreach Programs Protect Critical Shorebird Habitats
- Bill Dickinson: Ossabaw Island Ambassador
- Stewards Field Trips 2021: Experiencing the Benefits of Land and Wildlife Conservation
- Stewards Fund UTV Purchase to Support Shorebird Conservation Efforts