The Okefenokee Protection Alliance, a coalition of more than 30 organizations, has coalesced to save the Okefenokee Swamp. On this page find items detailing the problems with Twin Pines LLC’s proposed plan to mine Trail Ridge; hydrological models examining what could happen to the swamp during mining; and even maps about recreational water trails in the swamp and on the Suwannee and St. Marys Rivers.
Map of Location of Commenters on Twin Pines Permit
The refuge is part of the National Water Trail System, one of only 21 designated trails in the U.S., in part because it requires an act of Congress. The Okefenokee and the Suwannee River both have water trails. The St. Mary’s trail is under development. To learn more about Georgia Water Trails, click here.