Supporting smart growth for
vibrant communities, resilient
economies, and conservation of
the Red Hills region

Critical for protecting
theRed Hills

Smart growth benefits Red Hills communities, our economy, and our environment. It provides for a range of housing, utilizes land and tax dollars efficiently, and supports protection of critical conservation areas, farmland, and open space.

Tall Timbers works on a wide range of growth and conservation issues to ensure we have places for people, wildlife, and a healthy environment for both. Learn more.

Thomas Planning Department Party

Big business in the Red Hills
and Albany regions

  • In 2013 and 2014, Tall Timbers completed economic analyses of recreational hunting lands in the Red Hills and Albany regions.
  • Tall Timbers surveyed the owners of nearly 700,000 acres of recreational hunting properties.
  • We are updating the Red Hills study in 2018.


economic impact

Direct and
indirect jobs


Labor income

Number of
tractors on Red
Hills hunting

Planning Meeting

We have been advocating on behalf of the Red Hills region for more than 25 years. We have a long relationship with Leadership Tallahassee, Leadership Thomasville, and Leadership Florida and routinely collaborate with partner organizations in Florida, Georgia and the Southeast. Our advocacy role includes working on a broad range of issues that affect the Red Hills including local growth policy, infrastructure planning, and local and state policy affecting rural lands and rural landowners. Learn more.