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Produce Stand at the University Nursing Home and Rehab Center

The humidity of the week had lifted on Saturday, 24 August 2013, when Ethel Collins and Stephanie Bergamo joined the University Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center for a day of outdoor doings. Miss Ethel and Stephanie set up a produce stand of vegetables from our West Broad Market Garden alongside a troupe of motorcyclists and […]

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Williams Family Farm Groundbreaking Ceremony

The  Athens Land Trust celebrated a Ground Breaking Ceremony at the Williams Family Farm on August 22, 2013.  Established in the 1920’s by the Williams Family, this in town farm has been a treasure of east Athens for generations. Athens Land Trust plans to continue the family tradition by employing neighborhood residents, providing educational opportunities […]

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Terrapin Sustainability Movement

A Rainbow of a Day by S. Bergamo The Athens Land Trust participated in the Terrapin Beer Company’s 1st Annual Sustainability Movement, an outdoor function held at Terrapin on Saturday, June 29th. Terrapin’s goal for the event, “to simplify the term ‘sustainability’ and present it to the public in a way that is easy to […]

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3rd Annual Riding for a Reason

Athens Land Trust Riding for a Reason was held on Saturday, May 18th and was a beautiful day for a bike ride. The Athens Land Trust would like to thank the riders and sponsors for another great Riding for a Reason!   The Rackley Family & Chris Nichols              

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Building Forest Trails

Thank you to the fantastic group of volunteers from Zeta Phi Beta and Hill Chapel Baptist Church for their help building forest trails for urban children. The urban forest and trails are located on the property owned by the Hill Chapel Baptist Church, where they reach out to many urban children by offering environmental education […]

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Tallassee Forest Celebration

Taylor Glover and the Riverview Foundation were honored for their roles in the conservation of the Tallassee Forest, 542 acres of beautiful and ecologically important land along the Middle Oconee River, at a celebration hosted by Athens Land Trust on April 26. A portion of the property, 310 acres, is now owned by Athens-Clarke County, […]

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2013 GreenFest Awards

ALT Vice-President Lara Mathes (left) presents the Volunteer of the Year Award to Helen Kuykendall, a Master Gardener and Landscape Architect who volunteered more than 90 hours last year with the Junior Master Gardener Program at Pinewood North Mobile Home Park. The 46 young gardeners ranged in age from pre-school to middle school. Helen used her […]

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2nd Annual Up Country Oyster Roast

The 2nd annual Upcountry Oyster Roast was held on April 7, 2013 to celebrated the collaborations that protected more than 5,000 acres in ten Georgia Counties during 2012! By working with the landowners to protect their properties, ALT is helping to create healthy ecosystems that are necessary for oyster, shrimp and other seafoods. Thank you […]

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