New Year, New Website
If you have visited www.sslt.org lately, you may have noticed some changes! We have launched a new website, chock full of information and images to help users engage with our properties and our vision. We hope it will be a helpful and attractive interface as you plan your next Land Trust excursion and/or donation.
Cannon's Point Preserve Bounces Back
After weeks of Hurricane Matthew recovery and maritime forest restoration efforts, Cannon's Point Preserve has resumed normal operating hours: 9am-3pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. Whether it's biking, hiking, kayaking, birding, or historical research that draws you to the property, we welcome you back for recreation and exploration.
Georgia Arbor Day Observance Planned
On Friday, February 17, representatives of St. Simons Land Trust, Glynn County, Georgia Power, and Asplundh will gather to plant trees at the Stolloway Property. Located at 2201 Frederica Road, less than one mile north of the Demere traffic circle, this  1.78-acre parcel contains wooded wetlands and was jointly purchased by the Land Trust and Glynn County in May 2004.  The Arbor Day plantings will include live oaks, magnolias, red buds, and hollies and will replace trees lost to Hurricane Matthew.
Fort Frederica Expansion Bill Moves to U.S. Senate
Two companion bills have been introduced in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow for the expansion of Fort Frederica National Monument and lead to the purchase of 20 adjacent acres of land currently owned by the St. Simons Land Trust. The United States House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 494, the Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act, on February 6.  Read more.
2017 Oyster Roast Recap
A record crowd attended the 17th annual Land Trust Oyster Roast under the oaks at Gascoigne Park on January 14.   Approximately 1,000 Land Trust supporters feasted on oysters, low country boil, and signature dishes provided by local chefs. We are deeply grateful to event chair, Judie Mattie, and her team of 100 volunteers for a festive event with long lasting impact.