Monitoring our Muhly Grass Meadows
Monitoring our Muhly Grass Meadows

Monitoring our Muhly Grass Meadows

Muhly or sweet grass (Muhlenbergia filipes) grows throughout much of the southeastern United States, and is most widely known from the barrier and sea islands of Georgia and South Carolina.

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Northern Gannet
Northern Gannet

Northern Gannet

The Northern Gannet is a large seabird, and the largest member of the gannet family. These birds have long, slender, black-tipped wings with wingspans reaching about 70 inches from tip to tip.

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Leatherback Sea Turtle
Leatherback Sea Turtle

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Adult leatherback. Photo: Virginia Herpetological Society The leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is the largest of the world’s seven species of

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Invasive Species Management
Invasive Species Management

Invasive Species Management

Non-native invasive species (invasives) have been identified as one of the greatest threats to habitat and wildlife conservation in the United States. They are a threat to LSSI’s ecosystems,

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American Mink
American Mink

American Mink

The American mink is a fascinating voracious predator in the Mustelidae family, which includes otters, weasels, badgers, wolverines, and minks. The Mustelidae family is actually the most diverse

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Conservation Easement
Conservation Easement

Conservation Easement

Guests have been visiting Little St. Simons Island to experience its natural beauty, sweeping coastal landscapes, and abundant wildlife since the island opened to the public in 1979.  Although

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