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 36,000 acres of land.

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CANCELLED - Saturday, September 7thBlackland Prairie Hike: We're hoping to see Southeastern bold goldenrod (Solidago rigida var. glabrata) in full bloom during our visit, as well as other wildflowers.

Saturday, October 12th: Hike along the Apalachee River in Oconee County with us!

Saturday, November 2nd: Orange Twin invasives removal along Noketchee Creek in north Athens. 10AM-12PM

Saturday, November 16th: ORLT end of the year party at Smith Wilson's protected farm on Morton Road. (This event is for members only).

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