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Safeguarding Jekyll

Conserve. Preserve. Educate.

A place as unique as Jekyll Island relies on the vision of insightful people and organizations to keep its history, natural beauty and character alive and well through changing and challenging times.  The Jekyll Island Foundation is proud to be counted among those dedicated to the welfare of a truly extraordinary Island.

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Private contributions are necessary to ensure Jekyll Island's uniqueness for future generations

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#ThrowbackThursday -- Typical of the early club cottages, Moss Cottage's rustic appearance is a reflection of the casual lifestyle of the original club members, who sought to escape from the pressures of the city to hunt, fish, and enjoy the natural beauty of the coastal environment.
Have you heard? Jekyll Island has received some serious accolades this year! Jekyll was named the top U.S. travel destination by MONEY on its list of “The 20 Best Places to Go in 2019”, and placed second on the Today Show's list of “19 best beaches for families and kids”. 🎉 🎉 🎉Read more in our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2YqMVT5
Wishing ALL of the moms a very special #MothersDay! 💐
Jekyll Island is waiting.
Looking for a special way to honor or memorialize someone? Adopting or planting a tree on Jekyll Island offers a lovely island landmark for a gift of tribute or remembrance. Learn more 🌴 : https://bit.ly/2DX52Z0
#MotivationMonday --
Maritime grasslands are a rare and important coastal plant community, dominated by sweet grass (also known as muhly grass), that provides abundant forage for small mammals that are the base of a diverse barrier island food web.Read more about the restored area of maritime grasslands along the bike path and how we're enhancing Jekyll Island for native wildlife: https://bit.ly/2VDNsDn
#ThrowbackThursday -- In the late 1800s, Jekyll Island was turned into a private hunting club for the nation’s wealthiest individuals, quickly becoming their winter hideaway.
Our Diamondback Terrapin ladies have started crossing the causeway this week! 🐢 Please look out for these fertile turtles on the go and remember ONLY STOP and help if it is SAFE for you to do so.
Recognize an individual or individuals with a lovely teak bench located in one of Jekyll Island’s most scenic and unique locations. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2DF7VNN
Join us TOMORROW for the Grand Opening Celebration of Mosaic, the Jekyll Island Museum from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM! Enjoy FREE admission and activities for the whole family including; food trucks, live music, children’s arts & crafts, historical re-enactors and more!
Loving our beautiful island a little extra today! Happy #EarthDay! 🌎
The Grand Opening Celebration of Mosaic, the Jekyll Island Museum is set for Saturday, April 27, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM! Enjoy FREE admission and activities for the whole family including; food trucks, live music, children’s arts & crafts, historical re-enactors and more!
#ThrowbackThursday -- The FABULOUS Jekyll Island ❤️
Jekyll Island Foundation members enjoy privileges—the pride of playing an integral part in ongoing projects, such as wildlife research, preservation of historic resources, and continued development of the Mosaic Museum. Members also experience contributor benefits, specific to each donor level.Find a level that is right for you: https://bit.ly/2GG4qdl
What is your ideal weekend on Jekyll Island?
The Mosaic is emerging! Like its name – Mosaic – small pieces are being built and installed to make a complete picture of Jekyll Island, its nature, history, and culture.  Mosaic, the Museum of Jekyll Island – will be unveiled to the public on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
#MondayMotivation -- The earth has music for those who listen.
You can show your commitment and care for Jekyll Island by contributing to a project of your choice. Your gift will pay enjoyment dividends for years to come. Learn more about our ongoing projects here: https://bit.ly/2V9VlNj
#ThrowbackThursday -- Who doesn't love a good lawn party on Jekyll Island?
The ongoing restoration and preservation of the National Landmark Historic District is one of the largest, on-going restoration projects in the Southeastern United States, the Foundation has funded several projects within the district.
Join us as we grow! It’s springtime—when growth begins all over again on the gorgeous landscape of Jekyll Island. We watch as indigenous wildlife thrives in this coastal environment, new island guests tour restored historic landmarks, and families begin to experience the new, interactive, educational Mosaic, The Museum of Jekyll Island. For the Foundation, growth is achieved as new members join us.Learn more about our different membership options: https://bit.ly/2GG4qdl
We're officially one month away from the Mosaic Grand Opening! Will we see you there?
#MotivationMonday --
Just another day in paradise ☀️

Friends

We’re Looking for a Few Good Shots.

Dear Foundation Friends,

When you visit Jekyll Island, it’s almost impossible NOT to take great pictures. You probably have a few on your smart phone of yourself with Jekyll’s pristine beauty or historic buildings in the background. If this is indeed the case, why not share? Post them to facebook and instagram using #JekyllIslandFoundation. Chances are you’ll see them here, and help us make even more friends!

Thanks,

Dion Davis
Executive Director

Contact Us

Jekyll Island Foundation

P.O. Box 13002, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone: (912) 635-4100