Helping the ecosystem thrive is a full-time effort that pays beautiful dividends.
A desert island experience that allows you to be home for dessert.
For The Ford Plantation staff naturalist, it’s just another day at the office.
Orphaned by Hurricane Irma, these baby alligators were given a fighting chance at survival by our naturalist program.
Naturalist Brittany Rigelwood recently passed the exam to earn her “6-pack” or “Charterboat Captain’s License.”
The Audubon BioBlitz was a huge success for its first year at Ford! From October 1 through December 1, our members were hard at work taking photos to document all of the flora and fauna species here on property.
Executive Chef Juan Carlos Rodriguez, Naturalist Brittany Rigelwood, and the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Resource Advisory Group collaborated to bring this beekeeping project to Ford.
Members of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Resource Advisory Group recently helped our Grounds Department “seed the land” adjacent to the new beehives brought to The Ford Plantation by Chef Juan Carlos.
The mating pair of eagles, with their nest over the Ogeechee River across from The Main House, are the proud parents of two eaglets! The young birds grow rapidly, adding one pound to their body weight every four or five days. An eaglet can take its first flight about 10 to 13 weeks after hatching.…