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  • A calm river banked on both sides by tall trees.
    Information icon Groton Plantation fronts 24 miles of the Savannah River. Photo by Dan Chapman, USFWS.

    What the world used to look like

    December 11, 2019 | 8 minute read

    Estill, South Carolina — The descendants of John Winthrop, founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony nearly 400 years ago, recently set aside 14,000 acres along the Savannah River that will forever remain undeveloped. It is the largest private conservation easement in South Carolina history. Its significance, though, goes well beyond the creation of a natural bulwark against overdevelopment and forest loss. A bevy of private, commercial, nonprofit and government donors, including the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, cobbled together the $12.  Learn more...

  • A snowy egret in a wetland with huge port infrastructure in the background.
    Information icon A hammock at Savannah NWR surrounded by old rice plantations with Georgia Ports Authority cranes in the background. Photo by Dan Chapman, USFWS.

    A rising threat

    September 25, 2018 | 4 minute read

    The seas are rising and federal lands along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico are under siege.  Learn more...

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