Fri., July 25, 2014 3:34pm (EDT)

  • Sat., October 12, 2013 11:00am
    A south Georgia city isn't letting the government shutdown stop its annual celebration of the Okefenokee Swamp.
  • Fri., July 12, 2013 12:00pm
    Weeks of heavy rain that have drenched much of the Southeast have been a blessing at a wildlife refuge that straddles the Georgia-Florida state line...
  • Wed., May 30, 2012 10:00am
    Within the past three days, three rain gauges in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge had recorded rainfall totals between 3.75 inches and nearly...
  • Tue., March 6, 2012 6:15pm
    The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge had dropped to near record lows because of prolonged drought, but National Weather Service maps showed that...
  • Wed., February 8, 2012 5:07pm
    Forecasters are predicting more dangerous conditions for the spring wildfire season. Rains expected this month could improve conditions, but not...
  • Thu., December 15, 2011 8:55am
    A wildfire that's scorched more than 480 square miles in the Okefenokee Swamp is still burning deep underground after nearly eight months,...
  • Wed., August 3, 2011 5:14pm
    Georgia fire officials say, less than 100 fire personnel will be working the Okefenokee Swamp's Honey Praire Fire by this weekend. The...
  • Thu., June 30, 2011 8:37am
    Fire information officials say the Okefenokee Swamp's Honey Prairie Fire continues to grow. The joint information center for the team fighting...
  • Tue., June 14, 2011 5:31pm
    A wildfire burning out of control in southeast Georgia a few miles west of Waycross has raced across nearly 8 square miles in less than a day,...
  • Sat., May 28, 2011 8:25am
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has rejected a proposal to transplant some Florida panthers to the Okefenokee Swamp on the Florida-Georgia border...