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Recent News


November 2013

Consensus met on Jekyll Island

House approves Savannah Harbor spending

State to fund study of new coastal water supply

Chatham Co. and EPD at odds over boat ramp

Glynn County water treatment threatens marsh

PHOTOS: Sapelo Island Service Weekend

Sea Level Rise: Blueprints plans for the future

ABH: "Stop Trashing St. Simons"

Deborah Sheppard leaving Altamaha Riverkeeper

Redbreast populations rebound in Satilla River

View Photos of our 2013 Ossabaw Island Service Weekend

September 2013

Blueprints program launches 2nd and 3rd phase of Sea Level Rise studio

Conservancy comments on ship speed limit to protect right whales

Trips to the Coast - Cumberland, Sapelo, Ossabaw and Okefenokee!

Changes in Jekyll Island conservation law?

Georgia marsh study at center of suit over boat docks

Ben Slade in Elegant Island Living

Dolphin saved in Wilmington River

Another record season for sea turtles on Georgia's Coast

Public viewings of sea turtle nest excavations may come to end

Coastal Georgia No. 1 in world for dolphin begging

June 2013

Save the Date! ecoBenefête honoring Ben Slade of St. Simons Land Trust

Comments sought for ship speed limit in right whale calving waters

Conservancy's ecoMovie Series premiers in Savannah on Tuesday

Solution must be found for dissolved oxygen before SHEP can proceed

Savannah Morning News editorial on Jekyll Island development

EPD issues moratorium on new aquifer pumping on GA coast

Court rules on Atlantic Waste in Bryan County

It's sea turtle nesting season on the Georgia coast!

April 2013

Read our update of the 2013 Georgia Legislative Session

Ogeechee River/King America case has been fast-tracked

Blueprints' Sea Level Rise studio enters second year

IKEA's Savannah distribution center has Georgia's largest solar array

Check out photos from the Altamaha River to Sea Paddle in Darien

March 2013

Oyster Roast 2013 is the most successful one yet!

Win a free trip through the Conservancy's Membership Drive!

February 2013

Conservancy leds successful MLK Service Weekend to Cumberland Island

Check out photos from our 2013 Sapelo and Blackbeard Adventure

Once entangled right whale returns to Georgia coast to give birth

Conservancy is a co-beneficiary at Banff Film Fest in Savannah - April 21

Poacher of sea turtle eggs on Sapleo Island pleads guilty

Conservancy lobbies for SNSA to monitor Ogeechee River

Ogeechee River/King America case moving to Atlanta

January 2013

6,000 acre Boyles Island, located on the Altamaha River, is now permanently protected

December 2012

Snowy owl makes rare Georgia appearance

Jelks hammock boardwalk and trails proposal abandoned

The Conservancy opposes the use of fly-ash in road construction

Regulators looking to limit harvest of Atlantic Menhaden

It's the start of another calving season off of the Georgia coast for the North Atlantic right whale

November 2012

Jelks tract conservation easement threatened

October 2012

600+ acres protected on St. Simons Island at Cannon's Point

Conservancy studying sea level rise on the coast

Savannah Harbor Expansion Project given green light by Army

$100 million amusement park proposed for Kingsland

Ogeehee Riverkeeper not satisfied with EPD's King America agreement

Tybee Beach Sweep brings out over 150 volunteers

The Nature Conservancy explores the Altamaha River

Vote to help save the Atlantic Mendenhan from over-harvesting

Fine leveled on hotel owner who moved sand dune on Tybee Island

September 2012

Grant to purchase 250 acres at Ebenezer Creek axed by Effingham County

Blueprints kicks off its Sea Level Rise workshop

Pin Pointe Heritage Museum opens in Savannah

Record sea turtle nesting season on Cumberland Island

SWDB Savannah a success!

August 2012

King America Issued New Pollution Permit by EPD

Cumberland Island Retained Rights Management Plan

Save Water, Drink Beer Comes to Savannah!

Tybee Island Beach Sweep in September

July 2012

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Sues King America Finishing for Violations to the Clean Water Act

Turtle Tales - An Update of the 2012 Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Comments on Fort Pulaski General Management Plan

Comments on Atlantic Bluefin Tuna - Longline Bycatch

Thank You to the M.K. Pentecost Ecology Fund

June 2012

Bryan County Landfill - Ogeechee Riverkeeper Treated as Equal Party in Suit

Savannah Harbor Expansion Project EIS: Our Comments

May 2012

Right Whale Update: Calving Season and Navy EIS

Savannah Harbor Expansion Project Update

Read a recap of our Ossabaw Island Service Weekend

March 2012

Read Our Interview with Right Whale Advocate Dave Mattingly

Read Our Recap of This Year's Oyster Roast

February 2012

Read Our Comments on King America's Draft Water Discharge Permit

January 2012

Atlantic Waste Appeals Bryan County Landfill Permit Denial

December 2011

Right Whales Return


Bryan County Landfill - Text Amendment Denied

November 2011

Bryan County Landfill - Text Amendment Update

Conservancy Comments on Changes to Atlantic Fish Harvesting

October 2011

Atlantic Waste Seeking to Change Bryan Co. Zoning for Landfill

Conservancy Acts to Protect Shorebirds

Georgia Conservancy Coastal Office Holds Open House

Jekyll Island Approves Conservation Plan

September 2011

Ogeechee Fish Kill Update: Big Polluter Gets Slap on the Wrist from Georgia EPD

Conservancy Pitches in For International Coastal Cleanup

Study Details Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Georgia's Coast

August 2011

Georgia Conservancy Announces New Coastal Leadership