Tue., April 16, 2013 4:51pm
John Muir is considered one of the environmental movement's founding fathers. He's most celebrated for his work in the West. But if it weren't for a trip to the South, he might not have gone west. He developed some of his core ideas in Savannah.
Thu., January 31, 2013 3:00pm
A worker at Cumberland Island National Seashore has discovered the remains of what could be a Confederate warship. The islands off Georgia’s historic coast are no stranger to shipwrecks. But this particular vessel has captured the attention of residents more than most.
Mon., December 31, 2012 5:00pm
Cumberland Island National Seashore officials are asking the public to give them guidance on the seashore's core values. It's all part of an effort to update foundation documents at all of the National Park System's nearly 400 sites across the country. Foundation documents don't provide specific management actions but do guide policy decisions.
Tue., December 18, 2012 1:13pm
Cumberland Island National Seashore officials are asking the public to give them guidance on the seashore's core values. It's all part of a an effort to update Foundation Documents at all of the National Park System's nearly 400 units across the country.
Thu., September 20, 2012 3:03pm
The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is set to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funding at the end of the month if Congress doesn’t act. Congress created the Augusta Canal area in 1996 but put a time limit on federal funding. The National Park Service has to recommend whether to continue funding, but it has not finished reviews of several other national heritage areas, leaving the canal waiting.
Wed., August 1, 2012 4:15pm
The National Park Service has given the go ahead for Cumberland Island National Seashore to raze three-homes that recently came into agency's possession. The decision finalizes a plan spelling out how the Seashore will use seven island homes that two years ago became public property under agreements signed in the 1970's.
Fri., April 27, 2012 7:46am
The first loggerhead sea turtle nest of the year in Georgia has been reported on Atlantic coast. National Park Service biologist Doug Hoffman said the nest was found this week on Cumberland Island.
Mon., April 23, 2012 7:06pm
The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is hoping to convince the National Park Service to continue funding the area for four more years.
Thu., April 19, 2012 4:03pm
Ocmulgee National Monument expansion study underway. Study will be presented to Congress in 2013. Push by many in Macon to eventually create a National park.
Thu., March 8, 2012 7:30pm
A plan to preserve the sea island culture of slave descendants along Georgia's coast is nearing completion. The culture, known as Gullah in the Carolinas and Geechee in Georiga, has preserved a heritage with its own language and arts. The proposal envisions plans for education, documenting cultural sites and economic development.