2 edition of Forty-five years with the Okefenokee Swamp, 1900-1945. found in the catalog.
Forty-five years with the Okefenokee Swamp, 1900-1945.
John M. Hopkins
Written in English
|LC Classifications||F292.O5 H6|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||69|
|LC Control Number||48013524|
Nearly forty-five years ago, the earth trembled with delight. On October 1, , the Okefenokee Swamp, also known as the Land of Trembling Earth, was provided permanent protection as a National Wilderness Area by Congress and President Gerald Ford. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features The Okefenokee Swamp: Its Natural input logging macrophytes marsh meters methane mineral Minnie's Lake nitrogen fixation Nuphar nutrient Nymphaea peat occur odorata Okefenokee peats Okefenokee Swamp organic peat types phytoliths pine.
Special Use Permits are issued each year to trained outfitters to conduct tours on the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The / list of permitted guides can be found here. Special Events take place throughout the year and are a great way to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the Okefenokee! Okefenokee Swamp Park () / Fax () NOTICE: Georgia Law Requires All Children 13 & under Must Wear A U. S. Coast Guard Approved PFD.
Well, Okefenokee is a swamp but there are actually a lot of options for exploring on foot: Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center - The Refuge Visitor Center has a short film as well as interpretive exhibits, hands-on displays, a wildlife jukebox and a life-like mechanical swamper storyteller. It is closed on Sundays and Mondays during the months of June, July, August and December, January, February. Discover Okefenokee will be nested within the free Discover Nature App, which can be found on iTunes or Google Play Store by searching for “Discover Nature Apps.” To play the game, users must be on the Okefenokee Swamp Island Drive, and will be alerted by the app when they’re close by.
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Forty-five years with the Okefenokee Swamp, (Georgia Society of Naturalists. Bulletin)Author: John M Hopkins. Get this from a library. Forty-five years with the Okefenokee Swamp, [John M Hopkins]. This is a great book. Contains first hand description of the "swamp" at the turn of the century by two men who lived there at that time.
It should be a required read by Georgia students or at least those students who live in south Georgia. It gives a very good understanding of the "swamp" and why it is a valuable resource for that area of the 5/5(3).
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Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available History of Okefenokee Swamp. Alexander Stephens McQueen, Hamp Mizell. Press of Jacobs and Company, - Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.) - pages. 0 Reviews. The Okefenokee Swamp, located in southeastern Georgia and northern Florida, is the largest freshwater wetland in the United States.
In this illustrated guide to the fishes of the swamp, Joshua Laerm and B. Freeman provide descriptions and drawings of thirty-six species, ranging from the American eel to the speckled madtom, chain pickerel, and blackbanded darter.
The Okefenokee was a Creek hunting ground in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Briefly in and for most of the Second Seminole War in Florida extended into the Okefenokee.
Roads and forts were built around the perimeter of the swamp, and Georgia militia and U.S. army troops patrolled intensively. A mix of geological events, environmental variables, and human impact has shaped the character of the Okefenokee Swamp.
More than sixty-five million years ago, during the Cretaceous geological period, the region was beneath the sea. Marine sediments produced a deep layer of sandy, nutrient-poor soils.
In more recent geologic times the. History of Okefenokee Swamp Hardcover – January 1, by Alexander Stephens McQueen (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.
See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(3). The two brothers were at home, just sitting down to enjoy an evening meal, when they heard the horses approaching. The house was located on the banks of the Suwanee River, along the edge of the great Okefenokee were glad for a bit of rest after chasing down a man named William P.
s: Trembling Earth is a fascinating, valuable addition to the (suddenly) burgeoning literature encompassing the American Southeast's environment. Nelson's work, excellent in itself, represents a flowering in the regional field, I think, that will soon rival the larger and older tradition of western environmental by: 9.
Ware County courthouse was the site of the first sale of the land in the Okefenokee in The following year Daniel Lee entered the swamp and laid claim to Billy's Island (named for the Chief Billy Bowlegs). For fifty years Dan Lee, his wife and family, lived deep in the swamp.
The Okefenokee Swamp Hardcover – January 1, by Franklin Russell (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 34 5/5(1). A charred cypress tree, survivor of a surface fire.
Photo by Richard Bryant from the book The Okefenokee Swamp. Fire. Powder-dry peat is a prime fuel for fire. (In fact, peat was mined from the east side of the Okefenokee in the early 's as a fuel source.).
The Okefenokee Lure & Legends are stories of strange and supernatural occurrences related to the Okefenokee following accounts are documented paranormal stories of the unexplained and the unusual along with some just pretty weird stuff that has all happened in and around the Okefenokee Swamp including: UFO sightings, Alien abductions, Ghost sightings, Hauntings, Big.
The Okefenokee Swamp is a shallow, ,acre (, ha), peat-filled wetland straddling the Georgia–Florida line in the United States. A majority of the swamp is protected by the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and the Okefenokee Okefenokee Swamp is considered to be one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Okefenokee is the largest "blackwater" swamp in Coordinates: 30°37′N 82°19′W / °N.
Okefenokee Swamp Park is a rare experience for every member of the family. Extravagantly beautiful, the swamp, nearly a half million acres, carries you back into the world’s pre-history.
Interpretive exhibits, lectures, wildlife shows, boat tours on original Indian Waterways, wilderness walkways, Pioneer Island, native animals in their own. Origin of the swamp’s name. Most books, magazine articles, TV documentaries, and even the official USFWS web site define the meaning of the Okefenokee Swamp as being a Creek Indian word meaning, “The Land of the Trembling Earth.” That is not correct.
The Creek Indian words for trembling and earth are entirely different. Our staff includes well-known authorities on alligator biology, wetland ecology, and Okefenokee cultural history.
Most of our guides have family roots in the Okefenokee, they were born and raised here, and several have been leading swamp trips for 35 years or more.Following the creation of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, assuring preservation of the redoubtable Okefenokee, the next most significant and important development in the Swamp’s dramatic history was the organization of the Okefenokee Association, Inc., inand the development of Okefenokee Swamp Park on Cowhouse Island, near Waycross.Okefenokee Swamp Park (North) - A private non-profit facility, this entrance is located eight miles south of Waycross.
Interpretive displays, a boardwalk, boat and train tours, and live animals show s. Call for information about programs and entrance fees. Address: Okefenokee Swamp Park Road Waycross, GA