by Dean Hardy, Maurice Bailey, and Nik Heynen in the Darien News
Georgia’s heritage preserves are spread across the state. Many residents consider them an important tool for preserving our cultural and environmental legacies. Georgia House Bill 906 proposes to alter the Heritage Act’s language. The change would permit the state to sell individual parcels up to 15 acres of its publicly-owned Heritage Preserves to private entities. To learn more about the threats this bill poses to places like Sapelo Island and Butler Island, read our article in the Darien News.
Tags: Butler Island, Enslavement, Heritage Preserve, Land Preservation, Sapelo Island