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St. Simons Land Trust

The St. Simons Land Trust has been hosting its annual Oyster Roast since the organization was founded in 2000. January will mark its 19th year as one of the community's favorite gatherings on the Georgia Coast. We're sharing 19 reasons to attend. Read more

Events

The 1% for St. Simons program launched in October 2017 with the support of the media and a number of popular restaurants. It grew to include lodging, recreational services, and real estate. Now, a year later, it has expanded into the retail market. Read more

St. Simons Land Trust 1% Spotlight

In their stewardship of Little St. Simons Island (LSSI), the Paulsons have demonstrated a profound commitment to conservation and preservation that is part of the ethos of LSSI. They are now working together with the St. Simons Land Trust again. Read more

St. Simons Land Trust 1% Spotlight

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Joe Loehle

The St. Simons Land Trust is proud to have DeLoach Sotheby's International Realty as another partner in the 1% for St. Simons program. Learn more about them and why they participate in this conservation initiative. Read more

St. Simons Land Trust 1% Spotlight

The Live Oaks Garden Club recently presented checks to the Brunswick Urban Redevelopment Agency and the St. Simons Land Trust to fund irrigation for the newly planted live oak trees in the Mary Ross Waterfront Park and support SSLT's Canopy Campaign. Read more

Non-Profit News

Owner Zack Gowen & the Georgia Sea Grill staff

Julie Andrew

Georgia Sea Grill + 1% = A Winning Combination. EIL is joining together with the St. Simons Land Trust to profile their participating partners in the 1% for St. Simons campaign. This month's featured local business is Georgia Sea Grill. Read more

St. Simons Land Trust 1% Spotlight

Being a denizen of this fair island brings with it the responsibility to be a good steward of our surroundings. There are many ways in which we can protect and preserve our coastal home for generations to come as a community and individually. Read more

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Julie Andrew

The annual St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast was, as always, a fun-filled evening under the oaks at Gascoigne Bluff. It was a brisk night, but the fellowship was warm, the music was lively, and the food was delicious! Read more

People & Places

SSLT Oyster Roast 2017

Julie Andrew

The St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast will return to Gascoigne Park on January 13, 2018, and a couple things are for certain: 1) oyster lovers will be at the table with knives in hand, 2) it's a fabulous way to have fun and preserve our island. Read more

Events

Mary and Russ Mentzer, Dave and Mike Fox

Provided by the St. Simons Land Trust

The St. Simons Land Trust’s annual Live Oak Society Reception was recently held at the Cloister Hotel’s Black Banks Terrace. Executive Director, David H. Pope, was the speaker for the event. Read more

People & Places

Xada Baxter, Meg Conway, Ellen Rogers

Julie Andrew Tharpe

It was a beautiful night at Gascoigne Park for the annual St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast. Attendees enjoyed plentiful Southern fare, all-you-can-shuck oysters, and live music by Suzy and the Bird Dogs. Read more

People & Places

Yesterday, the St. Simons Land Trust announced its purchase of the 2nd phase in the 3 phase acquisition of Musgrove on St. Simons Island. This completes 260 acres of the 450 acre property which will be opened as a park once all phases are complete. Read more

Harrington School pre-restoration

Benjamin Galland, h2o creative group

Learn about the Harrington School, its historic significance in and impact on this community, and the efforts that were taken to save it. On February 4, celebrate this important part of the island's past. Read more

Culture & History

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Julie Andrew

Glynn County, the St. Simons Land Trust and Supporters of the Park at Harrington celebrated the opening of Harrington Community Park, which surrounds Harrington School, the one-room schoolhouse where African-American children were educated 1920-1955. Read more

People & Places

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Liz Stewart Photography

The annual St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast at Gascoigne Bluff is always a fun and fabulous evening with a philanthropic cause. We can't wait for its return on Saturday, Jan. 14, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Hope to see you there! Read more

Events

Inspired by Lewis Carroll's fantastical world of Alice that will be the focus of Sea Island's Christmas festivities, we invite you to follow us down the rabbit hole to our own holiday wonderland of Christmas tea parties and tradition. Don’t be late! Read more

Emmitt Nolan, Frances McCrary, Ben and Carol Slade, Dale Provenzano

Julie Andrew

Old Stables Corner was the site of a recent celebration. Fittingly, it was the place where the St. Simons Land Trust chose to honor one of their own upon his retirement. Community members came out to bid best wishes to Ben Slade as he stepped down. Read more

People & Places

The St. Simons Land Trust announced that David Pope, a lawyer with a 38-year career in environmental law and the current director of the Georgia and Alabama offices of the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), will be its next executive director. Read more

Business Showcase

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Benjamin Galland, h2o creative group

Leslie Lamkin shares the story of the origins of the St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast and its evolution through the years. This year's event is the 16th and will be held on Saturday, January 16. Tickets are on sale now. Read more

Get involved in a community effort to promote, protect, and preserve natural resources, cultural heritage, tourism, economy and overall livability of Glynn County. Take the Envision Glynn 2020 survey today! Read more

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