News and Events

Trail Blazers to Visit Brook Run Park in Dunwoody

Trail Blazers to Visit Brook Run Park in Dunwoody

Trail Blazers takes us from the feature parks of City Springs to the signature park of Dunwoody! In July we'll visit our neighbors to the east, when we tour Brook Run Park in Dunwoody, Saturday, July 13, 8:30 am - 9:30 am. Our walk will be guided by Sandy Springs...

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Springway Construction Update & What’s Next

Springway Construction Update & What’s Next

The first section of Sandy Springs' new trail network, the Springway, is under construction and making progress around Orkin Lake near the Chattahoochee River and Morgan Falls Dam. Construction by the city was delayed last winter due to rain and other environmental...

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SSC at the 2024 Sandy Springs Farmers Market!

SSC at the 2024 Sandy Springs Farmers Market!

We look forward to seeing you at the Sandy Springs Farmers Market in 2024!  The Sandy Springs Conservancy will have tables at the market on April 20 and on Community Nonprofit Days in June 1 and September 7, 2024.  SSC representative will be on hand with activities...

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SSC Welcomes the 2024 Board of Directors

SSC Welcomes the 2024 Board of Directors

The Sandy Springs Conservancy announces the 2024 Board of Directors, welcoming seven new members, Alex Beasley of Trees Atlanta; Jerry Bell, a retired marketing executive at Coca Cola; Brian Daughdrill an attorney with Giacoma Roberts & Daughdrill; Samuel Elrod a...

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Announcing the 2024 Trail Blazers Walks!

Announcing the 2024 Trail Blazers Walks!

The Sandy Springs Conservancy is pleased to announce a line-up Trail Blazers walks for 2024 featuring treasured Sandy Springs parks as well as parks in neighboring communities with expert guides to lead the way! Join us once a month this year to explore these...

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Micro Project Grants Available!

Micro Project Grants Available!

Members of the community are invited to get involved with improving and enhancing our greenspace and parks through the Sandy Springs Conservancy's Micro Projects program. Project proposals are welcome and grants are available! SSC Micro Projects are small (completed...

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SSC Chairman Receives LSS Award

SSC Chairman Receives LSS Award

The Sandy Springs Conservancy is pleased to announce that our chairman, Jack Misiura, was one of three honorees to receive the annual Leadership Sandy Springs Carolyn Axt Alumni Award, a prestigious award honoring the contributions individual alumni have made to LSS...

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Hide & Seek Activity Fun!

Hide & Seek Activity Fun!

Many families in the community participated in SSC's 2022 Hide & Seek activity!  Children sought out 9 hidden treasure boxes in three Sandy Springs parks. Hints on our Facebook page helped hunters find some well concealed boxes! The boxes contained QR codes...

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SSC at the Sandy Springs Farmers Market!

SSC at the Sandy Springs Farmers Market!

We had a great time talking to people at the Sandy Springs Farmers Market on the 2022 Community Nonprofit Days in May and September! Kids enjoyed activities at our table while we chatted with parents and other folks about SSC's efforts to create, conserve, connect and...

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Thought Leaders Dinner

Thought Leaders Dinner

Sandy Springs Conservancy hosts the Thought Leaders Dinner every fall. The invitational event brings together SSC donors and sponsors, along with parks and greenspace leaders from throughout the community. Guests enjoy a cocktail hour and dinner. A keynote speaker...

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Funding Approved for Morgan Falls Trail Segment

Funding Approved for Morgan Falls Trail Segment

The Sandy Springs Conservancy (SSC) is pleased to announce that the city of Sandy Springs in January 2022 approved $6M in funding for the construction of the first segment of the Sandy Springs Trail Master Plan, Segment 2A at Morgan Falls. SSC was the driving force...

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Allen Road Park to be Expanded

Allen Road Park to be Expanded

In February, the Sandy Springs City Council agreed to purchase adjoining properties on Allen Road for the expansion of Allen Road Park. This popular three acre park, with a walking trail and playing fields near l-285 and Lake Forest Drive, will grow by 1.5 acres. The...

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City Purchases Land on the Chattahoochee River

City Purchases Land on the Chattahoochee River

The beauty of the Chattahoochee River will one day be even more accessible thanks to a recent purchase of 6.58 acres of land by the City of Sandy Springs. At their March 17th meeting, City Council approved the purchase of property at 8901 North Island Ferry Road and...

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City Adopts Sandy Springs Master Trail Plan

City Adopts Sandy Springs Master Trail Plan

The Sandy Springs Conservancy is proud to partnered with the Path Foundation and The City of Sandy Springs to develop a city-wide Trails Master Plan. At their October 15, 2019 meeting, the Sandy Springs City Council adopted the Trail Master Plan. Click here to view...

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Thank You, Advisory Council

Thank You, Advisory Council

Thanks to our Advisory Council Members for an inspiring discussion at Lost Corner Preserve! The Sandy Springs Conservancy is honored by the following group of business and civic leaders, who presented thoughtful feedback about our future trail and park goals in Sandy...

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New Sandy Springs Conservancy Board Members

The Sandy Springs Conservancy is honored to welcome the following new Board Members to our organization in 2019: Kathleen Goff - Associate Principal, DaVinci Collaborative, LLC Charles Hoag - Chief Administrative Officer/EVP, Signature Bank Gina Miller - Partner,...

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Lost Corner Preserve Grand Opening

Lost Corner Preserve Grand Opening

LOST CORNER PRESERVE NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN It is said good thing come to those who wait and this certainly applies to Lost Corner Preserve. After almost a decade of planning and construction, Lost Corner had its opening ceremony on the morning of March 17th. It was a...

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Sandy Springs Conservancy – 2021 Brochure

Hikes For Health Challenge with REI & Sandy Springs Conservancy – Sept 2020

SSC Welcomes New Board Members – May 2020

Allen Road Park to be Expanded – April 2020

City Purchases Land on the Chattahoochee River – April 2020

Sandy Springs Trail Master Plan – Sept. 2019

Advisory Council Gives Feedback on Greenspace Goals – March 2019

Sandy Springs Conservancy Honors Park Ranger Jerry Hightower – May 2018

Lost Corner Preserve Grand Opening – May 2018

A new 4+ acre park in the floodplain! – May 2018

Let’s Make sure Sandy Springs is GREEN for the Next 10! – May 2018