Every springtime, the Southern Conservation Trust gets numerous emails and phone calls from concerned people asking the following question: “I found an abandoned fawn! Where can I take it?” The answer is almost always the same: The fawn isn’t abandoned and you should leave it right where it...

With the latest statement by Governor Kemp, we understand that public nature areas are allowed to be open with certain restrictions. With that being said, we regret that we will continue to keep all Southern Conservation Trust nature areas closed for the time being. We...

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...

  Nature Haiku Haiku is a Japanese poetry form. A haiku uses just a few words to capture a moment and create a picture in the reader's mind. It is like a tiny window into a scene much larger than itself. Traditionally, haiku is written in three lines,...

Backyard Birding with Matthew - Click the play button below for the full video. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://sctlandtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Backyard_Birding.mp4"][/video]...

Birders can spend a lot of time flipping through field guides to identify different species by their pictures, but birds don’t often stand still for 20 minutes while you do so! A fun challenge is to learn to identify species by their songs and calls....

History of the Four-Leaf Clover Lots of history and superstition surrounds the four-leaf clover.  As a child, I fondly remember standing in the yard with my Dad searching for four-leaf clovers, he could spot one a mile away.  Our new office in downtown Fayetteville, Georgia has a...