Land Trust gets “heroes” thumbs-up

The Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust was awarded an honorable mention in “eco-preservation” category of Southern Living magazine’s “Heroes of the New South” edition because of the group’s efforts to preserve the region’s heritage.

Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust currently protects 2,400 acres of land in Macon and Jackson Counties.

The Naturalist's Corner

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Back Then with George Ellison

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