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The Southern Conservation Trust elevates nature.

The Southern Conservation Trust is a US 501(c)3 public charity, EIN 58-2036727 that elevates nature through the exceptional stewardship of over 65,000 acres of conserved land and public lands in 13 states. We operate 6 public nature areas in the South Metro Atlanta area, and provide environmental education through our Fayette Environmental Education Center.

Join us in elevating nature.

The Southern Conservation Trust protects greenspace, conserves forests, safeguards rivers, shelters wildlife, provides environmental education, and strives to provide everyone with access to nature. Learn how you can support our mission.

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The Fayette Environmental Education Center

Get ready for new adventures in nature!

Educational programs

Dozens of programs for children, adults, and families. Including archery, pollinators, conservation and so much more!

Center hours

Tuesday – Friday 9:00AM – 4:00PM Saturdays 9:00AM – 1:00PM

Annual events

From Earth Day to Haunted Woods we offer events all year long for the community. 

interactions with nature

We nurture children and adults through environmental education and encouraging meaningful interaction with nature.

Conservation Initiatives

With over 250 conservation easements on over 65,000 acres in 13 states, our team is poised to guide you through the conservation easement process to conserve your land for future generations.

Your Land

Our team can work with you to protect land that has been in your family for generations, so that future generations may enjoy it.

Your Land

If you have a piece of land you would like to donate, our team would love to speak with you.


We offer additional services to help landowners better understand, document, and improve the habitat and wildlife on their properties.


Generally mitigation banks are encumbered by conservation easements with long-term stewardship requirements.

Our Public Nature Areas

The Southern Conservation Trust operates six public nature areas located in Fayette County, GA. Our public nature areas allow the community to experience greenspace and learn about the environment. Our public nature areas are open from sunrise to sunset every day.

Nature Area

181 Morgan Rd, Fayetteville, GA


101 Panther Path, Fayetteville, GA

Sams Lake

Old Senoia Rd, Fayetteville, GA

The Ridge

390 Burch Rd, Fayetteville, GA

Nature Area

100 Wildcat Way, Fayetteville, GA


305 Beauregard Bl Fayetteville, GA

A Little Bit of Our Work

Preserving nature is what gives us joy! So we’re focused on making sure everyone has access to nature in their communities. We develop public nature areas, provide environmental education, and conserve tens of thousands of acres of land, waterways, and valuable habitat each year.

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