The banner on Hannah Blog depicts an oyster bank in Hannah’s marsh.
The second image is of a man-made bank of bagged oyster shells on the edge of Lawrence Creek.
The third shows the original edge of Lawrence Creek.
Why? Why would the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Jekyll Island Authority conspire to evade the standards established to preserve and protect the island’s shores? Because managing public assets makes people careless? Because form, rather than function, is what they value?
The Georgia Coast, home to the Marshes of Glynn, the Golden Isles and the Mighty Altamaha, is world-renowned for its natural beauty and welcomes guests from around the globe. This coming weekend, St. Simons Island will host the RSM Golf Tournament on the Seaside course. However, unspoiled nature is increasingly difficult to find. The landscrapers can’t leave well enough alone as can be seen in these before and after pictures of the old fish camp on Cannon’s Point.