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… Continue Reading “STPAL gave away a farm!”
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… Continue Reading “STPAL is building a park in Talking Rock, Georgia!”
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… Continue Reading “Georgia Southern University establishes first scientific field station on 1,400-acre gift from Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land”
Big News! We have now completed flagging for 11.86 miles of multi-use natural surface trails at Talking Rock Nature Preserve. Our cost to do this was about $1,000 per mile. We are working with Pickens County to get their approval to build the first… Continue Reading “We are done designing and flagging 12 miles of new multi-use trails at Talking Rock Nature Preserve!”
Thanks to many generous supporters we were able to acquire 12 new properties and 3 conservation easements totaling 5,000 acres protected at sites across our service area. We earned accreditation by the Land Trust Alliance. This rigorous 18 month process improved and verified our organizational excellence.… Continue Reading “2016 Quick Recap”
STPAL cares about you on Georgia Gives Day and that’s why we conserve land. Funding will support our efforts to design a story map about STPAL properties, lead a volunteer build of park trails, plant pollinator gardens, host nature programs and more. With dozens of… Continue Reading “We care about you on GA Gives Day”
If you are just discovering our organization, make sure you browse our photo gallery to get a glimpse of the properties we conserve. Many have tremendous assets already and on others we will cultivate environmental education to share with you.
On June 15, 2016 we donated 85 acres of conservation land to Douglas County, Georgia for a new passive recreation park. Douglas County budgeted funds for a new passive park. We had land available for a new park. And now they have the land and… Continue Reading “A new park in Douglas County Georgia!”