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...

The Science of Bird Migration   The holidays are a season of celebration, cold weather, and often, travel. Human travel may be on hold, or at least ill-advised, due to COVID, but birds have still been migrating en masse. In 2018, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology estimated...

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....