Greenfest Awards 2015

Greenfest is an annual event wherein organizations in the Athens area come together for a community-wide celebration of sustainable environments in order to raise awareness at the home, business, and community level. At the Greenfest Awards ceremony on April 17th, organizations and individuals gathers to celebrate our “greenest” honorees. Athens Land Trust was honored to … Read more

ALT Receives USDA Funding

Athens Land Trust Awarded Funding Through New USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service recently announced that the Athens Land Trust (ALT) will receive $840,000 for conservation partnerships as part of the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). This Farm Bill initiative marks a new era for conservation efforts … Read more

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 … Read more