A reckoning on Cumberland Island

Development efforts threaten to encroach on National Seashore
SOME TIME this spring, coastal residents could wake up to news of the biggest deal on Cumberland Island since the deal that created the National Seashore there in the 1970s.

‘Lines & Strikes’ raises funds for and awareness of majestic and endangered Right Whales

The species migrates annually along the Eastern seaboard, and mothers often calve along the Georgia Coast, where they are continually at risk.

Women who save the land

Sandy West turned 105 last week, and though she is no longer able to live on the island, her legacy remains intact. The Ossabaw Island Foundation (TOIF) manages educational programs and scientific research on the island as part of the Executive Order that preserves its use as an example of land conservation.

‘Coloring the Conservation Conversation’

Ornithologist Dr. J. Drew Lanham fields the connections between culture, history and nature
AS RISING sea levels, rampant wildfires, unexpected blizzards and other disasters threaten the planet, birdwatching may seem like the environmental equivalent of rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. For Dr. J. Drew Lanham, however, studying feathered species is as important as any other protective ecological action.

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