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Current News

Georgia Audubon + Wild Cumberland

Join Wild Cumberland and Georgia Audubon for a virtual field trip to Cumberland Island this September – and additional programming each month (through December). Sept. 17th – 12pmVirtual Field Trip: Event Complete Oct. 14th – 6pmCumberland Island: A Refuge for Birds: Sign Up Here Nov. 9th – 6pmScience on the Seashore: Sign Up Here Dec. 7th – 6pmOne Georgia: From […]

Updated FEIS Released

The FAA has officially released the Spaceport Camden Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the project website. Click here to view the website. ————————————- View the FEIS PDF Here:

Trammeling in Wilderness on Cumberland Island

Trammeling in Wilderness UPDATE: 08-23 – Outlet Continues to Flow Through to the Beach UPDATE: 08-15 – Outlet is Flowing Through to the Beach Wild Cumberland is sad to report that the dunes recently breached by human intervention in the Wilderness are flowing freshwater to the beach.  We have received considerable rainfall this summer, and the primary dune protecting this […]

Our Commitment to Cumberland Event was a Success!

Thank You for Making “Commitment to Cumberland 2021” a Success! For those that won auction items, we will be reaching out about shipment/delivery. Check out the Wild Cumberland Youtube channel for videos from the event. Thank you to our artists and volunteers! The event featured: FREE virtual content all month long, featuring artists, scientists, and more. To view, sign up […]

Drone Usage

Drones Drones are prohibited from launching, landing or being operated within designated Wilderness areas. The Wilderness Act of 1964 says that in wilderness areas there…“shall be no use of motor vehicles, motorized equipment…no landing of aircraft, no other form of mechanical transport…”. As Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), or drones, have increased in popularity and affordability, government agencies and the FAA have […]

Update from the CSC: Lumar Dock

Jon Schwartz from the Center for Sustainable Coasts gives an update on the Lumar dock construction.     Read the following summary from his introductory remarks that are missing from the recording below: Congress created Cumberland Island National Seashore in 1972. The legislation directs that the island shall be permanently preserved in its primitive state except for certain portions deemed […]

Listen to Carol Ruckdeschel’s Interview

Listen to Carol Ruckdeschel’s Interview Via the For the Wild website: “This week on the program we speak to Carol about the importance of places like Cumberland Island, some of the most pressing threats Cumberland currently faces, and the dangerous precedent that will be set if we continue to allow private-interest to chip away and fragment the very little bit […]