Georgia

By the Numbers:

117,853 acres saved
  • Over 19,000 acres have been preserved in partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • More than 68,000 acres have been protected to benefit Forestlands.

 


Featured Projects: Georgia

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

Located in DeKalb, Henry and Rockdale Counties, just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is widely...
Atlanta BeltLine

Atlanta BeltLine

It’s the most comprehensive development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta – transforming 22 miles of an...
Connecting Pinhoti And Appalachian Trails

Connecting Pinhoti And Appalachian Trails

When the Appalachian Trail was mapped in the 1920s, the plan set out by Benton Mackaye called for a...

More Projects: Georgia

Atlanta Green Space Assessment

Atlanta Green Space Assessment

In 2005, the City of Atlanta was losing 500 acres of open space each week to development. Historically, the...
Boone Park West

Boone Park West

Boone Park West will be The Conservation Fund’s third Park With Purpose built in Atlanta, following the successful completion...
Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Georgia

Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Georgia

Rocky Face Ridge is the site of the start of the Union Army’s Atlanta Campaign. U.S. Major General Sherman,...
Forestland Around Fort Stewart in Georgia

Forestland Around Fort Stewart in Georgia

At more than 279,000 acres, Fort Stewart is the largest Army installation east of the Mississippi River. The Army Compatlible Use...
Lindsay Street Park

Lindsay Street Park

The English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods lie in the shadow of downtown Atlanta, less than a mile from...
Lithonia

Lithonia

Nominated for a listing on the National Register of Historic Places, the city of Lithonia, just outside Atlanta, includes...
Mapping the Future of Longleaf Pine

Mapping the Future of Longleaf Pine

Two hundred years ago, the “piney woods” of folk songs were a vast forest sweeping across 90 million acres...
McIntosh SEED Community Forest

McIntosh SEED Community Forest

In the coastal flatwoods of Georgia, a project that demonstrates our focus on community and the environment is unfolding....
Oconee National Forest

Oconee National Forest

Did you know that forestry is the largest manufacturing sector in Georgia? Forests are a critical part of the state’s...
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

In the southeastern corner of Georgia, along the Florida border, lies one of the largest and most primitive swamps...
Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Conservation efforts, especially in urban areas, often are complicated; but we’ve taken on the challenge in Atlanta with both environmental...
Sansavilla Wildlife Management Area

Sansavilla Wildlife Management Area

The Altamaha River is Georgia’s largest free-flowing river, winding 137 miles from the center of the state all the...
Silver Lake Wildlife Management Area

Silver Lake Wildlife Management Area

The nearly 8,400-acre Silver Lake Wildlife Management Area sits in the southwest corner of Georgia, near Bainbridge. The Fund...
Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail

Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail

Paddlers have a great new website for navigating the Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail (SECT). This extensive trail allows for...