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Land for Southport's Future has negotiated terms for the purchase of the Gardner property.

Your 2018 gifts will have a huge impact right now!

Your Gift Will Help Make Ruth's House Happen!










Preserving Southport Island's Sense of Place

Southport Island, former summer home and outdoor laboratory for environmentalist Rachel Carson, the place that inspired her to write "Silent Spring".

Rachel Carson planned to develop a foundation for the preservation of the forest and coastline near her home. As she walked the forest paths and along the rocky shores, Rachel dreamed of one day having this space protected for everyone to enjoy, forever.

Set back a bit in time this quiet island is a unique place that continues to attract writers, scientists, and artists.

Please support Land for Southport's Future's initiative to purchase and protect our forests and our shoreline, to maintain public access and use of coastal land forever.  Your gift is urgently needed and will be gratefully appreciated.

Land For Southport's Future

Land For Southport's Future is a non-profit corporation, created and staffed by Southport residents. Our goal is to establish, through individual tax deductible gifts, a sustainable fund to buy and preserve land on Southport Island for use by the entire community and the generations who follow.

Several Southport residents took the initiative to create this Southport based non-profit organization with the knowledge that we are not alone in the belief that working together, community members can preserve their local culture and heritage and protect their land and resources from over development.

Land for Southport's Future has the ambitious goal of raising $900,000 for the immediate purchase of the Gardiner property. With your help, this will happen!

Your donations, of any amount, will help us to reach our goal. We encourage you to share with us the responsibility to protect our Island’s natural beauty and accessibility for all to enjoy, now and forever.

Artwork by 
George Workman
Artwork by George Workman


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