Nature Conversancy adds 1,117 acres along Altamaha near Jesup

The Nature Conservancy said that they will add 1,117 acres to its protection near Jesup. The land is along the Altamaha River, and is known as the Morgan Lake tract. With the addition of the property, The Nature Conservancy and its public and private partners now protect more than 140,000 acres in the Altamaha River basin.

The Nature Conservancy purchased Morgan Lake at fair market value from a local private landowner whose family had owned the tract for many years, using it for commercial recreation, timber harvesting and other business ventures,

via STATE.

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