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Join the Southern Conservation Trust: Help us make a difference in our community, with Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics Week.

Join the Southern Conservation Trust Help us make a difference in our community, with Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics Week. What is Leave No Trace? The mission of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is to protect the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly, making them an ideal partner for the Southern Conservation Trust. We have multiple opportunities for you to join us in leaving no trace this week! Leave No Trace in  Every Park Wednesday, October 19th 6:00pm at the Fayette County Library – Community Room. Sign up. Leave No Trace for Homeschoolers Thursday, October 20th 1:00pm at the Fayette County Library – Community Room. Sign up. Leave No Trace in our Parks Community Forum Friday, October 21st 9:00am at the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce. Sign up. Cashe-In/Trash-Out with Leave No Trace Saturday, October 22nd 9:00am at The Ridge Nature Area Fayetteville – Picnic Area. Sign up. Mountain Bike with Leave No Trace Saturday, October 22nd 2:00pm at The Ridge Nature Area Fayetteville – Picnic Area. Sign up. Hiking with Leave No Trace Sunday, October 23rd 2:00pm at Line Creek Nature Area Peachtree City – Arena. Sign up.

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Southern Conservation Trust Welcomes New Executive Director

Peachtree City, September 30, 2016 – The Board of Directors of the Southern Conservation Trust, a leading land and wildlife habitat protection organization based in Peachtree City, announces the appointment of Katie Pace as the new Executive Director.  Pace assumes the role after most recently serving as the Marketing & Communications Officer with MAP International, a top ranked global Christian health and relief organization www.map.org. “Katie was chosen from a strong field of exceptional candidates because of her extensive marketing and fundraising background, as well as a passion for land preservation in our communities.  We are confident that she will lead the Southern Conservation Trust in protecting new land and developing environmentally sound programs and initiatives in the many communities we serve,” said Tami Morris, Board Chairman. While at MAP, Pace managed programs and processes internationally and saw firsthand how local conditions affected the quality of life for individuals and communities.  Her global-local perspective and strong desire to make a difference at home are a good fit for SCT as it begins an anticipated rise in land protection for individual and organizational land owners, said Morris. Most recently, the organization opened The Ridge, a 307-acre nature preserve in the heart […]

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Save the Date for 2016 Hike & Like !

  Save the Date! Sunday, September 25, 2016 2:00 – 5:00 PM   Join naturalists as they guide you through the trails and share the wonder of the flora and wildlife at Line Creek Nature Area in Peachtree City.   Be sure to join us this year as we unveil the new sustainable stormwater wetland solution. Join the Sustainable Wetlands Unveiling                        2:00 PM.   Don’t miss the “snake” adventures while you see them slither and creep. Southeastern Reptile Program    4:00 PM       Line Creek Nature Area     Directions Mapping     This free family outing provided thanks to:                                                

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The Ridge Nature Area Now Open

The Ridge Grand Opening Huge Success! This weekend was awesome with more than 400 folks coming out to explore SCT’s newest public nature area.   The Grand “Vine Cutting” was enjoyed by all! The water trail also got to have a “Vine Cutting”.           Bikers enjoyed the multi-use trails. The 1st Annual Duck Race was lots of fun with the ducks needing a bit of racing help due to low water levels.   We hope you will get outdoors and visit this treasure soon!     The Ridge Trail Map The Ridge Nature Area 415 Burch Road, Fayetteville, GA 30215 Directions      

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