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Tag: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

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Articles

  • Four firefighers pose for a photo in front of a Fish and Wildlife Helicopter with mountains in the background
    The U. S. Fish & Wildlife helicopter and firefighters during the North Fork and Little Queens Fires, Sawtooth National Forest near Atlanta, Idaho. L to R – Reggie Forcine (Okefenokee), Cory Bryant (Okefenokee), Ryan Roche (Lake Wales Ridge, Florida), Paul Ryan, (J.N. “Ding” Darling, Florida).

    Okefenokee firefighters return the favor to western firefighters

    November 6, 2013 | 6 minute read

    After receiving help from firefighters across America to manage fires in 2007 and 2011-2012, firefighters at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge return the favor by heading west to assist with fires in Idaho, Oregon, California and Washington.  Learn more...

Podcasts

  • Sunset over waterbody.
    Information icon Night falls at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Joy Campbell of Okefenokee Adventures.

    Toe River Valley River Trail

    November 30, 2008 | 3 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. Today we’ll examine an effort to increase accessibility to one of the most beautiful corners of the Southern Appalachians. In Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife refuge, there is little hiking, simply because there is little dry earth, however, visitors routinely traverse the refuge, camping in it’s backcountry and enjoying the alligators, turtles, and birds this southeast Georgia wilderness offers. Instead of being laced with hiking trails, the area is laced with paddling trails, with backcountry visitors paddling through the swamp from wooden camping platform to wooden camping platform.  Learn more...

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