Today, February 2nd, is World Wetlands Day! This year’s theme is “Wetlands and Water,” focusing on the importance of wetlands and their crucial role in contributing to the quality and quantity of freshwater available on Earth. The Southern Conservation Trust proudly protects more than 85 properties...

Rivers in Georgia, once the lifeblood of native settlements, colonial communities, and burgeoning cities, are now mainly seen from overpasses at speeds of 70 mph. No matter how forgotten or overlooked, they still exist and are no less important to our communities in this day...

There are some very clever t-shirts out there. We all have our favorites. Mine says, “Stop Calling the Wildflowers Weeds.” I hear a similar question all the time on plant identification posts “Is this a weed or a plant?” That answer is, “It depends, and...

Best Things to do at Morgan Grove Nature Area by Sally Phipps Morgan Grove Nature Area was first opened to the public, by the Southern Conservation Trust, in 2012. It was officially reopened in 2018. A retired working forest, the preserve sits on 60 acres consisting of...