Athens Land Trust

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Entity Information

Address 
685 North Pope Street, Athens, GA 30601
Phone Number 
(706) 613-0122
Type of Entity 
Land trust
Year Created 
1994
State(s) of Operation 
Georgia
Counties of Operation 
Athens-Clarke County and 35 other counties
Primary Resource Type Protected 
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Types of Resources Protected 
Farm / ranch land
Historic / cultural resources
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Open space
Recreation land
Urban parks / gardens / open space
Water resources including wetlands
Working forest land
Board / Staff Connection to Agriculture 
Active commercial farmer or rancher
Agricultural organization

Federal Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) Participation

December 31, 2016

Additional Activities and Programs

Other Activities / Programs Offered That Support Farmers and / or Ranchers 
Deliver public education programs about agriculture
Encourage local planning for agriculture
Help producers find land
Maintain a list of farm seekers and / or farms for sale
Provide business planning assistance
Provide marketing assistance
Support implementation of conservation plans
Activities Planned for the Next 5 Years 
Accept donated easements on farms and / or ranches
Accept farms and / or ranches donated in fee
Help farmers and / or ranchers gain access to land
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