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Current News

Carol on Cumberland: A Natural History

Author and scientist Carol Ruckdeschel and Jessica were LIVE from Cumberland Island for a two-part virtual program as part of the 2022 Atlanta Science Festival, with support from Georgia Humanities.  Organizers designed “Carol on Cumberland: A Natural History” to foster a deeper awareness and understanding of Cumberland Island, its history, and the forces currently threatening its natural resources and environmental protections.  […]

Wetlands Damage on Cumberland Island

You don’t have to be a scientist to see that these wetland areas, which are also located on the fringe of federally-protected Wilderness, do NOT need mowing for firebreak. This damage to developing wetlands occurred under the park’s fire management plan. This plan does not recognize the multitude of ecosystems found on Cumberland Island, and proposes to burn more than […]

Adult Wilderness Reading List

You gave us such great feedback about our Kids’ Reading List that we’ve partnered with Brave + Kind bookshop to make sure grownups are covered, too.  Find resources and reference guides to help you discover more about Cumberland Island — jumpstart your holiday shopping!


Bicycles UPDATE: AUGUST 2023 NPS E-bike Policy Wild Cumberland, along with Center for Biological Diversity, Center for a Sustainable Coast, and Forest Keeper submitted comments on the NPS’ Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for electric bike use.  “This document suggests the Park Service’s capacity for serious environmental planning has badly atrophied.” — PEER Senior Counsel Peter Jenkins  You can read PEER’s full statement and find their […]

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

Trammeling in Wilderness UPDATE: 09-24 – Outlet Continues to Flow Through to the Beach 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 […]

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. Get your ticket and […]