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2011-05-05 09:56:00

WAYCROSS, Ga., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation and the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) this week celebrated the planting of nearly 150,000 seedlings in a partnership to reforest about 400 acres of hardwood forestland burned in wildfires near the Okefenokee Swamp in 2007.

2008-07-19 12:00:27

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 19--Gray clouds and scattered rain hung over the Golden Isles this week, putting a damper on beach-going vacation plans but easing significantly the area's dry conditions. Between a 24-hour period beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday and ending 8 a.m.

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2006-04-10 19:17:32

Wildlife biologists are searching one of the nation's most primitive swamps for the ivory-billed woodpecker, which was believed extinct since 1944 until one was reported in an Arkansas swamp last year.


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