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As a member of the St. Simons Land Trust, you can be sure that your dollars go to work directly in our community to preserve the scenic and natural qualities of the Island.

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our Mission: To preserve the island's natural and scenic character and to enhance the quality of life for present and future generations

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2022 oyster roast website banner2After more than a year of postponing, cancelling, and rescheduling events, we have put the proverbial stake in the sand, and unless we're hit with health restrictions or high water, next year we are going to host the Land Trust's annual Oyster Roast! Please mark your calendars for January 22, 2022 and save that date for this fun, much-loved community event that will be held under the stars (and other twinkling lights) at Gascoigne Bluff. Details regarding ticket sales, entertainment, and menu items will be provided over the coming months. Get your shucking knives ready!

 

P2P logoThe Passport to Preservation is an educational tool for elementary school-aged children who live on and visit the Georgia coast. Join us on a fun journey across St. Simons Island to learn why it is so important to preserve and protect the forests, marshlands, and streams where this barrier island's plants and animals make their homes.

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1% For St. Simons

Pennies for Preservation is a voluntary 1% giving program in which the business community helps raise funds to preserve and protect greenspaces, wilderness areas, trails, waterways, wildlife, important habitat, and tree canopy on St. Simons Island.

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Latest News

"The Old Man in the Tree"

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People have been carving their initials and declarations of love into the bark of trees for centuries.  On St. Simons, the practice has been taken to a whole new level, with hidden and not-so-hidden “tree spirits” appearing to be living parts of trees across the island.  Recently, one of these carvings – what we’re calling “The Old Man in the Tree” – was created on one of our live oaks at the Land Trust’s offices.

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St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast 2022

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After more than a year of postponing, cancelling, and rescheduling events, we have put the proverbial stake in the sand, and unless we're hit with health restrictions or high water, next year we are going to host the Land Trust's annual Oyster Roast!

Please mark your calendars for January 22, 2022 and save that date for this fun, much-loved community event that will be held under the stars (and other twinkling lights) at Gascoigne Bluff. Details regarding ticket sales, entertainment, and menu items will be provided over the coming months. Get your shucking knives ready!

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Stollaway Property History

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In May of 2021, a member of the Land Trust staff reached out to Arny Stoller, the son of the original owners of the "Stollaway" property along Frederica Road which has been under the care and protection of the St. Simons Land Trust since 2004. Through her communication with Arny, we have uncovered some fun and interesting information about the property's original owners, Minna and Nathan Stoller, as well as information about the property itself. Read below for more information.

 

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Protected Properties

Cannon's Point Preserve

Cannon's Point Preserve

Guale Preserve

Guale Preserve

Frederica Park & Alice Richards Botanical Trail

Frederica Park & Alice Richards Botanical Trail

John Gilbert Nature Trail

John Gilbert Nature Trail

Old Stables Corner

Old Stables Corner

Harrington School House

Harrington School House

Mildred Huie Museum

Mildred Huie Museum

Oatland North (Hasell) Property

Oatland North (Hasell) Property

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