Category: Blog

Campbellton Creek Nature Preserve

Campbellton Creek Nature Preserve The Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land (STPAL) in partnership with SORBA-ATLANTA and City of South Fulton has begun the public recreation, environmental support, and nature-based education building process at Campbellton Creek Nature Preserve (CCNP). The site is in the…

Burke County Natural Land restoration project update

STPAL’s land holdings include many tracts that are undergoing environmental enhancement and restoration. One such tract is currently known as Burke County Natural Land. It is just south of Augusta, Georgia. The county seat of Burke County is the pretty town of Waynesboro. This…

Talking Rock Nature Preserve – State of the Park Report

The following is a quick summary of STPAL’s primary park building project  – Talking Rock Nature Preserve as well as the most up to date trail map. They are split into 3 groups based on STPAL’s commitment to providing low-impact outdoor recreation, environmental stewardship, and…

A new park…..in Atlanta!

Big News! Something good is happening in Atlanta…. a new park! STPAL has received the donation of .4 acres of natural land in the North Druid Hills area of Atlanta. It is a triangle shaped corner lot that will be a permanent pocket park…

Something Good is Happening in Villa Rica!

If you’ve been following STPAL’s development for a while, then you’d know that in October of 2015 we donated 160 acres of greenspace known as Connors Road Park to the city of Villa Rica. Well, now the Villa Rica, with the help of PATH…

Talking Rock is Going Strong!

So much has been happening at Talking Rock Nature Preserve that it is truly staggering! Without further ado, here are some of the new and exciting developments going on: The 2.75-mile green trail loop (now known as Jon’s Trail) was completed. It was designed…

Another Year, Another STPAL Update

While we know that this isn’t the greatest format for our blog, as we usually post about building trails and conserving land, the Southeastern Trust would still like to take the time to share some of its more higher level operations for the sake…

STPAL gave away a farm!

Press Release for Donation of Land to Barrow County School System      December 18, 2017   The Barrow County School System is pleased to announce that on Monday, December 18, 2017 the Barrow County School System and the Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land executed…

STPAL is building a park in Talking Rock, Georgia!

We are building a park in Talking Rock, Georgia! Talking Rock Nature Preserve provides a vast scenic view that “speaks” to all that take timeout, stop, observe and listen. Your heart, mind and soul will become captivated as you sit among the rocks and…

Georgia Southern University establishes first scientific field station on 1,400-acre gift from Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land

MAY 15, 2017 Georgia Southern University’s expanding campus just got 1,400 acres larger. While the University is working on the upcoming consolidation with Armstrong State University located in Savannah and Hinesville, and an enlarged student population of 27,000, the Statesboro-based University has acquired its…