Quash's House: Preservation Efforts at a Significant Site
Quash's House: Preservation Efforts at a Significant Site

Quash's House: Preservation Efforts at a Significant Site

      header photo: map showing an estimation of the route Fanny made on her Little St. Simons Island expedition.           Little St. Simons

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Shorebird and Seabird Nesting Report
Shorebird and Seabird Nesting Report

Shorebird and Seabird Nesting Report

          Our seasonal and year-round staff worked together to monitor nesting shorebirds and seabirds this year. With nesting at an end, we see our beach-nesting birds

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LSSI Sea Turtles Receive Helping Hands from Many During a Record-Breaking Nesting Season
LSSI Sea Turtles Receive Helping Hands from Many During a Record-Breaking Nesting Season

LSSI Sea Turtles Receive Helping Hands from Many During a Record-Breaking Nesting Season

 header photo: volunteers Mary Jo Townsend (left) and Deana Davis (right) conducting a nest inventory.           Little St. Simons Island has had a record

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Prescribed Fire
Prescribed Fire

Prescribed Fire

If you’ve visited LSSI during October, you’ve seen dune ridges swaying with pink-flowered Muhly Grass (Gulf Hairawn Muhly Grass, Muhlenbergia sericea). Not only is this grass

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Shorebird Nesting Updates
Shorebird Nesting Updates

Shorebird Nesting Updates

     March marks the beginning of shorebird nesting season, and our first American Oystercatcher nests have been found! American Oystercatchers (Haematopus palliatus) are a

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Winter Bird Monitoring: The Christmas Bird Count and Current Bald Eagle Nesting
Winter Bird Monitoring: The Christmas Bird Count and Current Bald Eagle Nesting

Winter Bird Monitoring: The Christmas Bird Count and Current Bald Eagle Nesting

Christmas Bird Count On New Year’s Eve, Little St. Simons Island gathered 25 birders from Georgia and beyond to census birds in cooperation with the National

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