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St. Simons Land Trust


As a member of the St. Simons Land Trust, you can be sure that your dollars go to work directly in our community to preserve the scenic and natural qualities of the Island.

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Foundation Makes a Game-Changing Investment in SSI and the Land Trust

The St. Simons Land Trust is pleased to announce a major investment by The Anschutz Foundation to protect more land and preserve the quality of life on St. Simons Island. 

The Land Trust currently owns and manages approximately 1,000 acres on St. Simons Island that are preserved for perpetuity. “Our goal is to protect 2,000 acres island-wide,” said David Pope, Executive Director of the Land Trust. “That’s roughly twenty percent of St. Simons. This contribution from The Anschutz Foundation allows us to take a huge step towards this strategic goal.”

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Oyster Roast 2018 Was One for The Books!

The weather was cold, but hearts were warm at the 18th annual St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast held on Saturday, Jan. 13. Gascoigne Bluff Park was packed with more than 1,000 attendees, nearly 100 volunteers, and over 70 participating restaurants and supporting businesses. The night was spent under the live oaks, enjoying plenty of food and drink and the sweet sounds of Suzy & The Bird Dogs.

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Letter from the Executive Director - Dec. 2017

Dear Friends and Supporters,
"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others." Marcus Cicero
Here at the Land Trust we see your thoughtful generosity in our daily work. More than 1,000 households support our efforts to protect this beautiful place, and many of you have been supporters since the beginning.

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SSLT Winter Newsletter is Here!

The end of 2017 has been a successful and busy time for the Land Trust. From the launch of 1% for St. Simons and the continuation of the Campaign to Preserve Musgrove, to the release of Oyster Roast 2018 tickets and incredible contributions from many volunteers, it has been an exciting few months. Check out the Winter Newsletter to catch up on recent happenings and news.

Land Trust Announces Launch of 1% for St. Simons Program

The St. Simons Land Trust is proud to announce the launch of its newest fundraising program, 1% for St. Simons, to support the organizations overall mission of protecting the natural and scenic character of the island. Participating local businesses will collect a 1% voluntary donation on the gross sales from each customer. This donation will directly benefit Land Trust efforts to preserve green space, parks, wildlife, waterways and trails present on St. Simons.

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