Events & Programs
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Fly Fishing Workshop


Whether you're a freshwater fly fisherman looking to test new waters, or a spinning reel fisherman looking to learn a new method, there is no better opportunity than the Little St. Simons Island Fly Fishing Clinic.

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Oyster Roasts

Fall and Winter

A coastal custom, oyster roasts are a classic way to experience the bounty of the low country on Little St. Simons Island. Hosted in the Lodge yard beneath towering oaks and Spanish Moss, delight in regional fare as Naturalists grill a fresh bushel of oysters over an open fire.

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Spring Birding Days

April 20 - April 27, 2023

Celebrate the spring migration on Little St. Simons Island! Guest ornithologists join our staff naturalists on excursions highlighting the abundance of species that flock here during this special time.

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Shark Workshop

June 22 - June 25, 2023

This event is a deep dive into the world of shark biology and the role of sharks in marine ecosystems! Join shark biologists and Little St. Simons Island naturalists on adventures and activities that give you and your family hands-on experience with real research.

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Marine Clean-Up

January 29, - February 1, 2023

Marine debris clean-up days at LSSI are a wonderful opportunity to participate in marine conservation. Our January event will be a clean-up of Little Saint Simons Island's 5-mile main beach.

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Turtle Days

July 15 - August 31, 2023

Little St. Simons Island's pristine coastline provides critical nesting habitat for endangered Loggerhead turtles. Each summer, female turtles venture from the Gulf Stream to beaches along the Atlantic to nest. 

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Fall Birding Days

September 25 - September 29, 2023

Celebrate the fall migration on Little St. Simons Island. Guest ornithologists join our excursions to highlight the abundance of species that flock here during this special time of the year.

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November 5 - November 8, 2023

Join us for an exploration of Georgia’s flora, fauna, and native people through the lens of famed 18th century naturalist, artist, and writer, William Bartram. Features guest experts retracing part of Bartram’s famous journey, discussing the indigenous people that he encountered and visiting coastal landscapes that remain intact and similar to the way Bartram described them in his journal, The Travels of William Bartram.

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