Outdoor Coalition

May 7, 2019

What's Next for Georgia's Trails, Parks and Public Lands?

Almost 83 percent of voters checked YES for the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment (GOSA) in the November 2018 election, earmarking up to 80 percent of the existing sales tax collected on outdoor recreation products to create parks, maintain trials and protect land and water for wildlife. GOSA advocates came together in early May at the Georgia Trail Summit, hosted by The Trust for Public Land, to collaborate on how to build from the success of GOSA to get more people outside to experience the beauty and benefits of the trails, parks and natural lands GOSA will help us create and maintain.

From our column in the Saporta Report, read more about how Georgia is advancing its trail network and why it matters.