Tag: Land Trust

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”

An interactive map of STPAL’s projects!


Why we work

So we have started a new year. We are still working on uncompleted projects from years past. We are sorting through exciting new opportunities. We are tired from December’s hectic work of completing six real estate closings through which we received the donation of… Continue Reading “Why we work”

Big news in Douglas County GA

A new passive park is being created in Douglas County Georgia! DouglasBoot1 DouglasBoot2  

Great News in Villa Rica

It is official! There will soon be a new park in Villa Rica, Georgia. Read all about it below: Information provided by the City of Villa Rica: Donor:                         Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land Name of Property:      Villa Rica Beaverland Property Size:              159.25… Continue Reading “Great News in Villa Rica”

Value of Conservation Land for Communities

  Value of Conservation Land for Communities 05 29 15 I recently had two very frustrating conversations with a property tax agent in a huge Metro Atlanta area county. He kept insisting that our conservation land was nothing more than a vacant lot. I… Continue Reading “Value of Conservation Land for Communities”

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… Continue Reading “Public Use of Conservation Land”


The Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land is a land trust* by definition and function. * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_trust However it is not an accident that Parks comes before Land in our name. Our original and ongoing mission is to create and care for permanent public… Continue Reading “Balancing”

Winter 2015 Newsletter

2015 STPAL Winter Newsletter final 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. Among these new properties… Continue Reading “Winter 2015 Newsletter”

Ginger Creek Nature Preserve

    This is 928 acres of forest land in Caldwell County, North Carolina that we are tentatively calling “Ginger Creek Nature Preserve” Our first planned project will be to mark the existing trails and then build some more.  This particular forest may contain the following… Continue Reading “Ginger Creek Nature Preserve”