Our Mission Is To Protect & Conserve Georgia’s Natural Resources Through Advocacy, Engagement & Collaboration.

 
 
 

What We Do

 

The Georgia Conservancy's five programmatic areas work throughout the state to advance our mission and conserve Georgia's land and water. Learn more.

 
 

 

Mining Proposed Near the Okefenokee

In July 2019, a proposal was submitted to the U.S. Army Corp by an Alabama-based company, Twin Pines, seeking issuance of a permit to mine for heavy minerals from Trail Ridge near the of the Okefenokee Swamp.

A Different Perspective On Housing

The type and location of housing stock have land use, economic, equity, and social justice ramifications for all Georgians and impacts the quality of our natural resources statewide.

 

Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund

On November 6, Georgia voters overwhelmingly passed the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment, establishing the state’s first constitutionally-dedicated fund for conservation.

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

In February, Congress passed legislation to expand the boundary of the Ocmulgee National Monument - five years of concerted effort, over four separate Congresses.

Economic Benefits of Georgia’s Outdoor Industry

Outdoor recreation is an important economic driver for the state of Georgia and the demand for parks, trails, and outdoor recreation opportunities are likely to increase.  

 

 

Jekyll Island Day Paddle

Explore the tidal creeks of Jekyll Island with the Georgia Conservancy on October 5!

Green Reads Book Club

Join us on September 18 for a conversation about The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs.

 

Upper Flint River Paddle

Paddle and camp on the upper Flint River with the Georgia Conservancy on September 28-29.

Bike & Brew with REI

Join us for Mountain Biking 101 on October 6 at the beautiful Chattahoochee River Nat’l Rec Area.

Sapelo Island Service Weekend

Explore Sapelo Island and get your hands dirty with us on October 11-13!


Where We Stand

 
 

 

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Georgia Conservancy Natural Partners

 

Our Natural Partners are the Georgia Conservancy’s strongest allies in the protection and stewardship of our state’s natural resources. By becoming a Natural Partner, you are investing in the future of Georgia - its people and its places.

A Natural Partner is:

  • A corporate sponsor of the Georgia Conservancy that is making an investment in Georgia's future

  • A company who cares about brand awareness and community recognition for their philanthropic support

  • A company who believes in the importance of authentic employee engagement

  • A company who values creative community-based activation that utilize genuine word-of-mouth marketing techniques.

Thank you to our 2019 Natural Partners!

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