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Current News

Atlanta Science Festival 2024: Art of Activism

March 10th @ 12:00PM – Seven Stages Theatre Join scientists, advocates, and artists for a completely different kind of conversation!  Wild Cumberland is proud to partner with our new friends at 7 Stages Theatre and renowned artist Dorothy O’Connor to curate an immersive experience that brings scientists, artists, and community members together!  During this event, we’ll explore ideas and experiences […]

WC Trivia Night Series

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 AT 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT Now’s your chance to join our volunteers for some fun (and fund-raising!).  Every participant is entered to win prizes (which together exceed a combined value of more than $500)!  So grab your hiking, fishing, camping, art, or book club buddies – no Cumberland Island expertise necessary! Categories include island […]

Superintendent Ingram Departs CUIS

Media reports indicate that Cumberland Island National Seashore (CUIS) Superintendent Gary Ingram has accepted the superintendent position at Rocky Mountain National Park effective July 30, 2023.  Gary Ingram became CUIS’ interim superintendent in 2014. (This 2014 article is worth revisiting if you’re following issues at the Seashore.) During his nine-year tenure, CUIS was plagued by criticisms and legal actions that garnered media attention, including: Other changes […]

South Cut Trail Closed – March 2023

Photo: Southcut Trail, March 2023. South Cut Trail remains closed between the main road and Killman Field Trail due to washout. Detour is along Killman Field trail. South Cut Trail from Killman Field trail to the beach is open. View the history of the recent trammeling updates here.

Infographics on Wilderness

View the infographics below to learn more about the Georgia Barrier islands and the benefits of wilderness. The image is clickable to the PDF for reference links.

Show Wilderness Some Love

We’ve provided a new way for you to share your love for the Wilderness this Valentine’s Day! Make a donation of $10 or more now through Valentine’s Day, and you’ll receive 13 original digital valentines.  It’s simple: we’ll send you a link to the files, so that you can download and share them with as many loved ones as you like! […]

Film Screening: Last of the Right Whales

Join Wild Cumberland and The Sierra Club – Georgia Chapter for a screening of “Last of the Right Whales” by HitPlay Productions. Location: Plaza Theater1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NEAtlanta, GA 30306 No cost to attend; donations are welcome! Pre-registration and masks are required. Film Synopsis: North Atlantic right whales are dying faster than they can reproduce. With unprecedented access […]

Commitment to Cumberland 2022

Our second annual fundraiser offers ways for you to bring the island into your home & a special activity to bring our community together! Purchase your ticket in advance, and we’ll send your unique art kit, which was carefully curated by our team and designed for everybody of all ages and skill levels. In your box, you’ll find gently used […]

Bobcats

Wild Cumberland has received numerous questions about research and media coverage related to the bobcat introduction on Cumberland Island. The animals released on Cumberland Island were trapped on the mainland from as far as Augusta, Georgia, checked for diseases and fitted with radio tracking collars.  Five (5) individuals were released in the 1970s; another 32 were released in 1988-1989. The […]