The Okefenokee Swamp is threatened by a titanium mine.

The Okefenokee Protection Alliance, a coalition of more than 30 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 attracts over 600,000 visitors annually. 

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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 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.

Okefenokee alligators by Tom Wilson

ENDANGERED

Due to the direct threat of mining, American Rivers named the Okefenokee Swamp and St. Marys River to its Most Endangered Rivers List for 2020.