US Fish and Wildlife Joins Okefenokey Swamp Park and Starts UNESCO Bid

Efforts are underway to designate the Okefeno Key Swamp as a World Heritage Website by the United Nations. To emphasise the pure and ecological worth of wetlands and their potential to stimulate financial tourism in South Georgia, Okefenokee Swamp Park Inc. is looking for approval in partnership with the US Division of Fish and Wildlife. … Read more

World Heritage Site Okefenokey | Local News

The US Division of Fish and Wildlife has begun bidding to designate the Okefenokey Nationwide Wildlife Refuge as a World Heritage Web site by the United Nations Instructional, Cultural and Scientific Group. The UNESCO Worldwide Designation acknowledges pure and man-made locations with “common worth of excellence”. If specified, Okefenokey would be the 219th pure place … Read more