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 of easy access and transparency. If you find what we doContinue reading “Another Year, Another STPAL Update”

We care about you on GA Gives Day

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 parcels of conserved land envisioned for public use and environmental education,Continue reading “We care about you on GA Gives Day”

Public Use of Conservation Land

Public Use of Conservation Land Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.  John Muir This is a follow up blog regarding how STPAL balances our sometimes competing missions of land conservation, public use parks, and organizational viability.Continue reading “Public Use of Conservation Land”

How the Georgia coast was saved

This originally appeared in the Saporta Report http://saportareport.com/   This week guest contributor Paul M. Pressly, director of the Ossabaw Island Education Alliance, provides a brief history of efforts to protect Georgia’s coast, and reminds us why the coast matters. By Paul M. Pressly Paul M. Pressly With only 100 miles of coastline, Georgia is blessed with someContinue reading “How the Georgia coast was saved”

We got the Boot!

October 3, 2014 Today we got the Boot! 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. The Boot is important for conservation because it contains one of the most ecologically intact habitats thatContinue reading “We got the Boot!”

2014 Membership Drive

2014 Membership Drive The Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land, Inc. is a 501-C-3 public charity organized for the purpose of preserving and protecting land, waterways, and wildlife habitat while providing public access and benefit. Since forming a short 31 months ago we have been able to acquire fee simple ownership of approximately 3,000 acresContinue reading “2014 Membership Drive”

It Takes Two to Tango!

STPAL is now in the toddler stage or is it the terrible Twos? We’ve gone from an idea just a short 30 months ago to owning 3,000 acres of conservation land spread from southeast Georgia to northwest North Carolina. Like most two year olds we’ve fallen down here and there but we’ve learned how toContinue reading “It Takes Two to Tango!”