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Compartment #1 Fire Update – Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Folkston, GA  At approximately noon on Sunday May 19, a wildfire was reported in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge on the northern end of the refuge, about ½ mile east of Okefenokee Swamp Park in Waycross. Crews from both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and...

2018-2019 Hunt Season Dates

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of many refuges in the United States that offer hunting opportunities to the visiting public. The primary objective of a national wildlife refuge is to provide habitat for the conservation and protection of all species...

One thing at a time please!

At last, Georgia has seen the writing on the wall, well if they were concentrating that is. We are now the 16th state in the country to enact a bill that would ban drivers from having a cell phone in their hands while behind the wheel of a vehicle. Sorry but in my...

Okefenokee Swamp Christmas Lights

I just wanted to remind everyone out there that the Okefenokee Swamp Park are running their Annual Christmas light show and time is fast running out! Luckily within the first few days in November when they started the train rides through the Okefenokee Swamp Park...

Shop with a Cop

Each Year the Waycross Police Department Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5 gets out within the community for two important reasons; First, it provides needy children in our area with the necessities of life and gifts at Christmas, Second, it helps teach children that...