Living Shoreline
Living Shoreline

Living Shoreline

LSSI has been working on a project to replace our old bulkhead with a more ecologically friendly form of bank stabilization – a living shoreline. The project is the third in a series of pilot

Posted by: Scott Greene

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Growing Good Seed: A Visit to the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Growing Good Seed: A Visit to the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

Growing Good Seed: A Visit to the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

You often hear growers preaching the importance of the soil, but equally important is the quality of the seed you put in the ground.  Growing varieties well-adapted to your region, its climate

Posted by: Naturalist Team

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Seed to Pickle
Seed to Pickle

Seed to Pickle

It’s the height of summer and our cucumber and bean production is just wrapping up.  These long, warm days are perfect for indoor food-preservation projects, and nothing gets faster

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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

Posted by: Ecological Management

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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

Posted by: Scott Greene

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