Georgia

By the Numbers:

117,186 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 County, just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is widely valued for...
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...
Lindsay Street Park

Lindsay Street Park

The Proctor North Avenue area, which includes the English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods, lies in the shadow of...

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...
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...
Lithonia

Lithonia

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