Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Governments buying Islands

USA: Vast 6,000 Acre Boyles Island Purchased for Conservation

With the recent protection of an enormous island in Georgia, the trend of governments and conservancies buying islands appears to be growing ever stronger.

(Image Courtesy of Rayonier/Georgia Conservancy)

The protection of islands has become a major focus of government and environmental groups in recent years, but rarely is a property the …Read More: USA: Vast 6,000 Acre Boyles Island Purchased for Conservation

Island Resorts

USA: The Golden Age’s Exclusive Island Club

Found along the sleepy coast of Georgia, Jekyll Island seems like the kind of lazy, sun-dappled place where nothing of importance could possibly happen. However, the rich history of this barrier isle tells a far different story – one of many pivotal events that helped shape American history.

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Island Resorts

USA: Georgia’s Man of Many Islands

When Captain Andy Hill began exploring the coastal wetlands of Georgia in his boat, he had no intention of purchasing his own island – and certainly not eight of them!

(Image Courtesy of Eagle Island)

Sometimes, life offers the most unexpected opportunities. For boat captain Andy Hill, known locally …Read More: USA: Georgia’s Man of Many Islands