In the News

“Walking trail is a hidden jewel in Ocean Springs”
Article from June 11, 2017 discussing our Twelve Oaks property.

“High school students learning about environmental stewardship”
Article from June 8, 2017 discussing the Next Generation of Conservationists program, made possible by a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

“Red Creek cleanup planning begins”
Article from May 11, 2017 concerning canoe trip and cleanup planned for October 7, 2017 on Red Creek as part of Renew Our Rivers. Contact us if you are interested in volunteering!

“New Restoration and Nature Study Area in Ocean Springs”
Video from April 12, 2017 with interview of Land Trust Executive Director, Judy Steckler, concerning the restoration of Weeks Bayou.

“Live oak planting at George Martin City Park in Gautier”
Video from February 23, 2017 about the Perseverence Oaks Program, a partnership between the Land Trust and Hancock Bank.

“Enchanted Forest off of Fort Henry Street in the Henderson Point area of Pass Christian, getting kids outdoors”
Article from November 16, 2016 discussing new nature trail developed by the Land Trust.

“Twelve Oaks property has persevered through generations”
Article from October 21, 2016 concerning historic Land Trust property in Ocean Springs.

“Acquisition creates largest connecting tract of protected land in MS”
Article from October 3, 2016 discussing the Land Trust’s Leaf River tract and the Forest Legacy Program.

“Southern Company and partners award 10 longleaf conservation grants”
Article from July 6, 2016 about the restoration and enhancement of 527 acres of longleaf pine in the DeSoto National Forest and the Land Trust’s Gopher Frog Tract.

“Rotten Bayou Watershed sign installed in Diamondhead”
Article from June 10, 2016 concerning the Rotten Bayou Watershed Partnership between the Land Trust and other stakeholders.

“Restore America’s Estuaries: Leveraging National Estuaries Week to Restore Coastal Areas in Mississippi and Alabama and Throughout the Gulf Region”
Video from September 2015 showcasing work completed by the Land Trust through a CITGO-funded grant.