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.  



Sapelo Island Service Weekend

Explore Sapelo Island and get your hands dirty with the Georgia Conservancy on October 11-13!

Green Reads

Join us on October 16 for a discussion of Janisse Ray’s book, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood.


Women’s Campout w/ REI

Get outside with REI on October 19-20 at our annual Women’s Campout at Unicoi State Park!

ecoBenefête 2019

Honoring Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter as the 2019 Distinguished Conservationist.

Yellow River Paddle

Paddle and the beautiful Yellow River in Newton County on October 26.

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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