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Talking Rock Nature Preserve 2019 chimney swift tower & nature education signage project

December 28, 2019 Funding for Chimney Swift Tower and Educational Signage provided by: Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Action Plan. Georgia’s State Wildlife Action Plan is a comprehensive strategy to conserve native species and the habitats they need before these animals, plants and… Continue Reading “Talking Rock Nature Preserve 2019 chimney swift tower & nature education signage project”

Cannongate Nature Preserve created following donation of natural land to STPAL

December 27, 2019 Great news! The Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land received the donation of 18.5 acres of natural land now known as Cannongate Nature Preserve. The property is in Coweta County, GA. It will forever remain natural and be beneficial to the… Continue Reading “Cannongate Nature Preserve created following donation of natural land to STPAL”

Staraland Nature Preserve donated to STPAL

December 19, 2019 Great news! The Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land received the donation of 35 acres of natural land known as Staraland Nature Preserve. The property is in north Cherokee County, GA contiguous to Garland Mountain Horse and Hiking Trails Park .… Continue Reading “Staraland Nature Preserve donated to STPAL”

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… Continue Reading “Campbellton Creek Nature Preserve”

Burke County Natural Land restoration

Update: July 31, 2020: STPAL finalized a contract to plant an additional 70 acres with long leaf pine seedlings at Burke County Nature Preserve. The planting will occur in spring of 2021. This will be the third consecutive year of planting. STPAL’s land holdings include… Continue Reading “Burke County Natural Land restoration”

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… Continue Reading “Talking Rock Nature Preserve – State of the Park Report”

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… Continue Reading “A new park…..in Atlanta!”

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… Continue Reading “Something Good is Happening in Villa Rica!”

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… Continue Reading “Talking Rock is Going Strong!”

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… Continue Reading “Another Year, Another STPAL Update”