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.

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Okefenokee alligators by Tom Wilson

THE SWAMP

Learn about this irreplaceable and fragile international treasure, the rivers it sustains and the recreational opportunities found within this wild place.

Save the Swamp

PROTECT

A titanium dioxide mine threatens the Okefenokee and more than 700 jobs that area tourism supports. Learn what’s at stake and what you can do to save the Swamp.

Okefenokee alligators by Tom Wilson

THE VALUE

Read facts about the biodiversity, natural value and economic value of the  Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.