WWALS Watershed Coalition advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.
It’s not the first time Okefenokee swamp became the pointed interest
of a mining operation. DuPont Co, attempted in the 1990s and agreed
to end their plan after a roughly $90 million deal. That deal was
supposed to protect from future mining. Less than 20 years later,
Twin Peaks [Pines] Minerals is proposing a strip mine.
National Wetlands Inventory (NWI)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
provides data on wetlands throughout the country,
plus a mapper, from which I’ve pulled these stills
of the Suwannee River Basin.
I used a topo map as background.
One that already exists, and where another one wants to be.