The Okefenokee Swamp is threatened by a titanium dioxide mine.
The Okefenokee Protection Alliance, a coalition of more than 40 organizations, is leading the effort to protect the largest blackwater wetland in North America. At stake is an incomparable 440,000-acre ecosystem, two rivers and a wilderness destination that records as many as 700,000 annual visits.
Learn about this irreplaceable and fragile international treasure, the rivers it sustains and the recreational opportunities found within this wild place.
A titanium dioxide mine threatens the Okefenokee Swamp and more than 700 jobs that area tourism supports. Learn what’s at stake and what you can do to save the Swamp.