About ORLT

The Oconee River Land Trust is a non-profit organization headquartered in Athens, Georgia, that partners with landowners to conserve natural forests and working lands along Georgia’s rivers, streams and wetlands. ORLT works with both private landowners and public entities to protect land. Since 1993, ORLT has worked with public and private landowners to protect 32,000 acres of land.

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Saturday, March 30th: Come see gorgeous granite outcrops at our Shiver Farms easement. This Greensboro easement is home to one of Georgia's rarest habitats and several rare and threatened species. 10:00am - 12:00pm.
Saturday, April 6th: This Watkinsville community hike takes place at one of our neighborhood easements and provides stunning views of creek-side wildflowers. 10:00am - 12:00pm.
Saturday, May 4th: Join us in Macon for a morning bird walk in partnership with the Audubon Society. 8:00am - 10:00am.

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