Protected Properties

The Southeast Land Preservation Trust (SLPT) protects over 300 acres of land in metro  Atlanta and North Georgia through both conservation easements and land ownership. SLPT is committed to protecting natural areas as wildlife preserves, plant rescue areas, bird sanctuaries, and nature parks.  The following is a partial list of protected properties.


  • Turkey Refuge -100 acres Dawsonville GA
  • Lake Seed - 63 acres Lakemont GA
  • John Ripley Forbes Big Trees Forest  - 30 acres Sandy Springs GA
  • Wright Environmental  Education Center - 19 acres in Marietta GA
  • Preservation Oaks - 1 acre in Johns Creek GA