Entries by Lizzi Skipper

Crowdfunding an ATB: Shorebird Conservation On Cumberland Island ($6,500 In, $3,500 To Go!)

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 […]

Long Term Effort Pays Dividends: Record Year For Nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtles

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.

Gopher Tortoise Initiative 501c3 Partner List

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 […]