Crowded Cumberland?

Crowded Cumberland?

The National Park Service recently announced that they will accept bids for a new ferry service to Cumberland Island. Now more

Island Superintendent Retires

Island Superintendent Retires

Fred Boyles retired from his post as Cumberland Island National Seashore Superintendent in late 2013. An interim superintendent will fill more

Into the Fire: Problems with the Plan

Into the Fire: Problems with the Plan

If you're interested in a more detailed analysis of the proposed fire management plan, here are several important changes that more

New Super - Your Input Needed

New Super – Your Input Needed

Cumberland Island National Seashore's superintendent Fred Boyles has announced his retirement at the end of November. An interim superintendent will more

Fix the Fire Plan

Fix the Fire Plan

The Park Service has proposed a harmful fire management plan that would actually increase its manipulation of island ecosystems, even more

Be a Voice for the Wilderness

Be a Voice for the Wilderness

The National Park Service wants your input on how to manage Cumberland Island National Seashore. For the next two weeks, more

Keep the wild in wildfire

Keep the wild in wildfire

Restoring fire to Cumberland Island is a necessary and positive step. But because the National Park Service has never produced a more

Fire on the island

Fire on the island

After decades of fire suppression, the National Park Service may be lifting its ban on fire. They have released a more

Drive-Thru Wilderness

Drive-Thru Wilderness

The Roller Coaster Trail is probably my favorite trail on Cumberland Island. I had traveled seven hours by car, then more

Property Plan Update

Property Plan Update

In one month, the National Park Service received over 2,000 comments on its retained rights property disposition plan.  Many were more

Not Just The Grange

Not Just The Grange

The Park Service deserves our support for opening The Grange to the public, but the rest of the retained estate more

Park Service Keeps Its Promise

Park Service Keeps Its Promise

The National Park Service announced a courageous decision on the most important issue facing Cumberland Island: retirement of retained rights. more

Remembering V.J.

Remembering V.J.

V.J. Henry, co-founder and chairman of Wild Cumberland, passed away last year. To honor V.J.'s conservation legacy, his daughter Carolyn more

The Gravest Danger

The Gravest Danger

If you sell your home, do you expect to be able to keep living in it? That's what one island more

Horses and Hogs

Horses and Hogs

Superintendent Boyles also responded to letters from Wild Cumberland supporters regarding feral animals: "The National Park Service is well aware more

Vehicle Tours Update

Vehicle Tours Update

In response to numerous letters from Wild Cumberland members and supporters regarding the island vehicle tours, Superintendent Boyles offered the more

The Future of Fire

The Future of Fire

In the past six months, Superintendent Fred Boyles has taken some encouraging steps toward restoring fire to Cumberland Island. First, more

The most important island issue

The most important island issue

When the National Park Service purchased lands from island owners to create Cumberland Island National Seashore in the late 1960s more

Fighting fires—and corruption

Fighting fires—and corruption

Earlier this summer, a small wildfire smoldered in the Cumberland Island Wilderness near Willow Pond. It likely would have fizzled more

 

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