Ossabaw Island is a 26,000-acre undeveloped barrier island on the Atlantic Ocean, owned by the State of Georgia and located in Chatham County. Georgia’s first Heritage Preserve, accessible only by boat, is undeveloped and set aside by an Executive Order for natural, scientific and cultural study, research and education; and for environmentally sound preservation, conservation and management of the island’s ecosystem.

The Ossabaw Island Foundation

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Turtle Watching Weekend SOLD OUT!

The August 1-3, 2014 Turtle Watch trip to Ossabaw Island has filled. Thanks so much for your interest. Watch this space for information on future Ossabaw Island weekends.

Pig Roast and Art Auction

The 2014 Ossabaw Island Pig Roast and Art Auction is Saturday, October 18. Tickets go on sale on Monday, August 4, 2014.

Be a Pig Roast sponsor! Email us for details. robin@ossabawisland.org

For more information about Ossabaw Island contact us:

The Ossabaw Island Foundation
305 Fahm Street
Savannah, GA 31401


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The Ossabaw Island Foundation (TOIF) is a non-profit 501 (c)3. Through a partnership with the State of Georgia, TOIF inspires, promotes, and manages exceptional educational, cultural, and scientific programs that are designed to maximize the experience of Ossabaw Island, while minimizing the impact on the island’s resources.