As a nonprofit, we are very lucky and thankful to be supported by donations from local businesses and partners that fund our education efforts, the maintenance of our public nature preserves, as well as our conservation initiatives. Those supporters were exceptionally good to us in 2019 and helped us to go well above and beyond to fund our mission and expand our important work. 

As a show of support for our friends and partners, here are just a few local businesses that have supported us that need your support during this difficult time. We want to keep them around for many years to come. We are beyond thankful for you all!!

Line Creek Brewing Co. 

How you can help:  You can stop by the brewery and they have drive-up service for six-packs of their wonderful beer and Line Creek Brewing gear, we’re pretty partial to the #ConserveGeorgia gear 🙂 Learn more.

The Curious Pig

How you can help: Call in your order and they are offering a special $10 menu that you can drive-up and pick-up, including their famous Shrimp & Grits! You can also purchase gift cards for future use from this amazing gastropub. Learn more.

TCBY – Peachtree City

How you can help: Their store is still open and they’ve implemented new procedures & processes to allow customers to limit contact, much like grab & go / take-out.  They’ve also started doing POP-UP service with their TCBY Catering Truck, with special procedures as a way to serve our community to bring them a little levity through a TCBY treat. Learn more about how to pick up a treat!

Traditions Massage & Facial Spa

How you can help: They have products that you can purchase and pick-up to keep up on your skin care routine!  You can also purchase gift cards for future use. Learn more.

Gremlin Growlers

How you can help: Stop by and pick-up your coffee and a growler of beer that you can’t get anywhere else!  Gift cards are also available to support his great local business. Learn more.

Mucklow’s Jewelry

How you can help: They’re closed until April 1st but when they reopen go support this fantastic local jewelry store! Learn more.

AZN and Royal Stix

How you can help: They are offering delivery and to-go orders and as a special bonus they are helping children in the community in need of healthy meals. Learn more.

Big Red Oak Plantation

How you can help: Follow them on social media to see when they’re open. Learn more.

Brush Creek Farms

How you can help: Follow them on social media and you can grass-fed beef up locally in Madison County! Learn more.

ASW Distillery 

How you can help: ASW is still open so stop by and grab a bottle of locally made Whiskey and or Gin! Learn more.

Autrey’s Armory

How you can help: Autrey’s is still open and serving the community, check their Facebook page for hours. Learn more.

Big Daddy’s Oyster Bar

How you can help: They’re open just limited hours so check their Facebook page so you make sure to get your oysters! Learn more.

Dixie Vodka

How you can help: You can still buy their wonderful Wildflower Honey Vodka that supports the Southern Conservation Trust’s honeybee and pollinator programs! Learn more.

Derbend Asset Management

How you can help: Give them a call today if you need help managing your investment portfolio. Learn more.

Little Racoon key

How you can help: Go self-quarantine on your own private island 🙂 Learn more.

Georgia shrimp company

How you can help: Wonderful food from Georgia Shimp can be ordered as pick-up! Gift cards are also available and the restaurant is open. Learn more.

Country Fried Creative

How you can help: Needing to do more with your website and social media as social distancing becomes a reality?  That’s Country Fried Creative’s specialty! Learn more.

The Hanna Brothers Studio Cafe

How you can help: They are planning on reopening March 30th, make sure to stop in for a meal when they do! Learn more.

Urban Air Newnan

How you can help: Even though they’re temporarily closed, keep them in mind once they open back up to take your kids for a fun afternoon!! Learn more.

Bogle Farm

How you can help: Quarantined? Gather your family, take a few days together at an authentic family farm. Exclusive use, up to 25 people and 1 hour from ATL. Learn more.

Dunham Farms

How you can help: Book a stay at this sweet little B&B after all this is over! Learn more.

Fayette security

How you can help: Closing your business temporarily or just need a great new security system?  Call Fayette Security, we trust them to protect us too! They’re so kind they’re offering to help people in need right now as well. Learn more.

Fruitland Augusta Vodka

How you can help: You can still buy their Vodka!  Learn more.

Minter’s Farm

How you can help: Follow them on Facebook to learn more.

Freebird Farm

How you can help: Tune in to Freebird Farm on Facebook to enjoy their live agricultural education programs for FREE.  Just because you’re stuck inside doesn’t mean you don’t get to experience agriculture and farming. Learn more.

Harp’s Farm

How you can help: Follow them on Facebook to learn more.

Nearly Native Nursery 

How you can help: They are there at least until Saturday, and will update their schedule each mid-week. So take a break and go by and see spring explode in their garden! They are still shipping plants if you prefer and also offering curbside service. Learn more.

The Meridian at Lafayette

How you can help: While their office is closed for visits, they are still taking phone calls and providing virtual tours to those who are interested. Fantastic location within walking distance from The Ridge Nature Area!  Learn more.

Stirling Promotions

How you can help: You can still place orders from this wonderful group in Newnan! Learn more.


And last but certainly not least, please support our local first-responders and healthcare workers by following all of the recommended guidelines by the CDC and by State and Local officials. Georgia Department of Public Health:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

If we’re forgotten anyone we apologize and will gladly add you to our list. We can’t thank our partners, donors, landowners, and friends for all of their continued support enough.

Wishing yall health!


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