From the Executive Director…

Find downloads of our seasonal newsletters from the Executive Director below. Check out facebook and the news feed for more current updates on our work and conservation issues and opportunities that we follow.

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Here’s what local neighbor and volunteer, Jennifer has to say about this neighborhood “pocket park” in Atlanta’ North Druid Hills area. Read full newsletter.

A Trip Down Memory Lane: A Story of Giving It Away

Looking back, and moving forward … Here at STPAL, we are always looking forward:  to see where the next opportunity lies, the next park we can build, the next land we can conserve.  Yet, sometimes there’s great value on reflecting back: celebrating successes and seeing “Where Are They Now?”. Read full newsletter.

What’s a Chimney Swift? And why should they get a tower?

Chimney swifts are small, tube-like birds that just can’t seem to sit still. They spend nearly all their lives in the air, and when they do land, they can only perch on vertical surfaces like hollowed out trees or inside caves. Chimney swifts love to eat bugs like mosquitos, wasps, and other flying insects. Read full newsletter.

What’s All This Buzzing? 

We’re over here buzzing with some exciting news! Did you know you can support bees by purchasing a Save the Honey Bees license plate at your county tag office? When you do this, dollars are reinvested back into nonprofits and communities that care about bees, pollinators, native plants and more. Read full newsletter.

A Love Story

We’re feeling the  love  this Valentine’s Day!  What a perfect time to introduce you to a couple of STPAL sweethearts and share their fun story with you. Read the full newsletter.

Chimney Swift Tower project

Make a gift to our Chimney Swift Tower project in honor of someone special! We’ll email you a certificate to share that acknowledges your gift. Read full newsletter.

2020 Fall Newsletter

We recently worked together with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Osprey Initiative and Google to install a trash trap in Anneewakee Creek. Trash is a major problem for our waterways and this innovative solution is helping stop trash in its tracks. Read full newsletter.

Spring 2016

We are accredited! STPAL undertook the important process of applying for Accreditation status through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. This process took us about two years from the very start until we were notified in February. Read full newsletter.

Spring 2015

Spring is here and the STPAL properties are full of life. The pictures below are from The Boot Nature Preserve in Douglas County, Georgia. These boulders in the creek separate our parking area from the trail system. Read full newsletter.

Winter 2015

It has been an exciting end to 2014 for STPAL, acquiring 7 new properties totaling over 2,500 acres! With these additions, STPAL has now proudly conserved a total of 5,375 acres on 17 separate properties. Read full newsletter.

Fall 2014

STPAL’s newest land acquisition that we are tentatively calling “The Boot,” named after the shape of the property boundary, is located in Douglasville, GA, and contains 85 acres of forestland. Read full newsletter.