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  • Mon., July 16, 2012 6:58pm
    Water trails in Georgia, Missouri and Alabama are among three designated Monday by Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar to be National Water Trails.
  • Wed., April 18, 2012 9:21am
    Rangers at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge said Tuesday they're confident the blaze burned itself out after recent dry weather with low...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Mon., May 23, 2011 11:48am
    While the fire mostly has been contained, the aerial videos date from the fire's early weeks, when it appeared more dramatic from the air. The...
  • Thu., May 19, 2011 3:14pm
    Firefighters have contained 55% of the massive blaze burning in the Okefenokee Swamp. Progress came quickly this week as wind, humidity and...
  • Mon., May 9, 2011 3:27pm
    A fire burning through the Okefenokee Swamp has now scorched nearly 90,990 acres, making the air smell smoky nearly 200 miles to the north.
  • Fri., February 11, 2011 4:35pm
    Environmental groups have formally asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to re-introduce panthers to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. If...
  • Wed., September 1, 2010 3:12pm
    The Nature Conservancy has bought more than a thousand acres of fire-scorched land and donated it to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The...