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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The Start of Sea Turtle Nesting
The Start of Sea Turtle Nesting

The Start of Sea Turtle Nesting

The 2015 sea turtle nesting season is off to a busy start on Little St. Simons Island and along the coast of Georgia. As of June 4 we have already found 35 sea turtle nests on LSSI and 545 nests

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Norm’s Pond Rookery Update
Norm’s Pond Rookery Update

Norm’s Pond Rookery Update

Spring has arrived on Little St. Simons Island, and with the warmer weather comes wading bird activity at Norm’s Pond. Great egrets, snowy egrets, and anhingas are strutting their breeding

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Shorebird Nesting Has Begun
Shorebird Nesting Has Begun

Shorebird Nesting Has Begun

After weeks of nest searching with little luck, the birds have finally decided that it’s warm enough and they are ready to start laying eggs. In previous years, we documented a

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Prescribed Burn: February 2015
Prescribed Burn: February 2015

Prescribed Burn: February 2015

Along the Georgia coast, muhly maritime grasslands (Muhlenbergia filipes) are a rare, but vital ecosystem for a variety of wildlife. With rising sea levels and coastal

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Sea turtle season is underway!
Sea turtle season is underway!

Sea turtle season is underway!

We are happy to announce the beginning of sea turtle nesting season here on the Georgia coast. Each year from May to August, female sea turtles laboriously crawl out of the ocean under the cover of

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