The Skidaway Audubon Diamondback Terrapin Rescue project is the largest endeavor of its kind along the East Coast.
The Nature Conservancy has designated Chinese Tallowtree as “one of the ten worst alien plant invaders in the U.S.
The Skidaway Audubon Bottle Brigade is a 70-person volunteer force that helps to keep the island litter free.
Skidaway Audubon has supported the building of the Dave Scott Bluebird Trail on our golf courses since 1997. There are now 185 bluebird boxes alongside every golf course at The Landings making it the largest monitored trail in the southeast.
Skidaway Audubon has taken a leadership role in providing information to residents on water conservation. See local weather at a Weather station near you
The Pollinator Berm at Sparrow Field is home to over 100 species of flowering plants that attract nearly 200 documented bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies. In addition, dozens of species of birds congregate to nest in nearby trees and thickets.
Skidaway Farms, our community garden, opened its gates in February 2011. Vegetables, education, a children’s garden, herb plots for the chefs at The Landings Club, beehives and friendships thrive here. Open to all residents of Skidaway Island, there are farmers from Modena and South Harbor communities, as well as The Landings.
The leadership of fourteen groups at The Landings totaling over 1000 residents worked together on multi-year initiatives to apply for and obtain the Audubon International certification as a Sustainable Community.
Bats are great for the environment as they consume their body weight in flying insects every evening. In addition to being good for the environment they are fun to watch as they dart through the sky at dusk in their erratic chase for mosquitoes, moths, Japanese beetles, grasshoppers, ants, flies and other flying bugs and insects.
The Landings Bird Cam (funded by Skidaway Audubon and others) is a 24/7 camera above a nest on Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA.
Skidaway Audubon began planting milkweed on the island, to ultimately form an island-wide Monarch Butterfly Trail. The effort is part of a nationwide initiative to bring the orange and black butterflies back from the brink of extinction