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Okefenokee Swamp focus of next Thoughtful Thursday

published: February 23rd, 2022 by

Approximately 7,000 years old, the Okefenokee Swamp is a vast, peat-filled bog inside a huge, saucer-shaped depression that was once part of the ocean floor. It’s home to hundreds of animal and plant species, including endangered animals such as the American bald eagle and wood stork. Come learn more about this incredible eco-system during Thoughtful Thursday at 4 pm February 24 via Zoom Webinar. Our speaker will be Katie Antzack, Environmental Science Education Coordinator at the Okefenokee Swamp Park and the Science Specialist at the Okefenokee Regional Education Service Agency. She’ll discuss the history of the swamp as well as… Read More »