January 9, 2023
Eco Terra receives the Southern Conservation Trust 2022 Conservationist of the Year Award
ATLANTA– Eco Terra announced today that they were named the winner of the prestigious Southern Conservation Trust Conservationist of the Year Award, acknowledging the organization for its conservation and restoration efforts. This award is presented to organizations that have made a significant impact in conservation in the previous year, 2022.
“We are honored to be recognized by the Southern Conservation Trust and we are very thankful for their continued friendship and shared goal of maintaining our Earth,” said Michael Beinenson, President of Eco Terra. “This award is a testimony of our team’s dedication to conservation and active restoration because of this work we have been able to rehabilitate massive stretches of streams and wetlands and plant trees to restore the land.”
The Southern Conservation operates six public nature areas in the South Metro Atlanta area and strives to educate their surrounding community through environmental education provided by their Fayette Environmental Education Center. The organization’s work spans 13 total states and has led to the conservation of 65,270 acres.
Eco Terra has been pioneering large-scale restoration efforts across Georgia and North Carolina as well as renewable energy projects. Their team operates to protect land, restore natural resources, and finance alternative energy solutions. Since 2016, Eco Terra has remained true to their mission of creating a more sustainable future and continued to pave the way for conservation efforts throughout the Southeast.
About Eco Terra
Eco Terra is environmentally committed to land restoration, alternative energy, and a sustainable future.
About The Southern Conservation Trust
Based in Georgia, the Southern Conservation Trust is a US 501 (c)(3) public charity, EIN 58-2036727 that elevates nature through exceptional stewardship through over 65,000 acres of conserved land and public lands throughout the southeast, including 6 public nature areas in Fayette County, Georgia and the Fayette Environmental Education Center. We don’t just believe in protecting land, we believe people should have equal access to enjoy it.