GreenFest Awards

GreenFest is a community-wide celebration of the environment and Earth Day, and the Awards Ceremony is an inspiring event that acknowledges the efforts of local citizens and groups. The GreenFest Awards Ceremony was held on April 17, 2014. ALT presented the Donor of the Year Award, the Community Garden of the Year Award, and the … Read more

Up-country Oyster Roast

ALT celebrated more than 3,000 acres protected in 2013  along the banks of the  Appalachee River.  Charlie Phillips, owner of Sapelo Sea Farms,  provided oysters harvested from  the waters around Sapelo Island. Guests enjoyed hearing from the landowners and others that helped in these efforts.      

6th Annual Harvest Moon Dinner

The sixth annual Harvest Moon Dinner to benefit the Athens Land Trust was held on Saturday, October 19, 2013. The Harvest Moon Dinner was created as an intimate dinner among friends celebrating the landscapes of our community with great food and wine. This year’s event featured Chef Peter Dale of The National and Dean Neff, … Read more

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 … Read more

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              

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