Books and Materials
 
  • Sargent, Sarah.  Seeds of Change. Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 1989) 
  • Mays, Lois Barefoot.  Settlers of the Okefenokee:  Seven Biographical Sketches.  Folkston, Ga. : Okefenokee Press, 1975. 
  • George, Jean Craighead.  Everglades.  New York:  HarperCollins, 1995. 
  • Klein, Patricia H. Social Studies Achievement Program Grade 8 Teachers Resource Manual. Conyers, GA: Social Studies Resource.  
  • The MAP Company. Georgia Social Studies Achievement Program: Georgia Map Kit. Conyers, GA: Social Studies Resource. 
  • Russell, Franklin.  The Okefenokee Swamp, by Franklin Russell and the editors of Time-Life Books. With photos. by Patricia Caulfield.  Rev. ed.    New York:  Time-Life Books, 1979. 
  • The Georgia Almanac and Book of Facts. Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press, c1986- 
  • Georgia by the Capstone Press Geography Department. Mankato, Minn.: Capstone Press, c1997. 
  • Thompson, Kathleen.  Georgia.  Milwaukee, WI : Raintree Publishers, c1991. 
  • Swampwise [videorecording].   GPTV, 1990.  1 videocassette. 
  • Harper, Francis & Presley, Delma E. Okefinokee Album. Athens : University of Georgia Press, c1981. 
  • Polseno, Jo.  Secrets of a Cypress Swamp:  the Natural History of Okefenokee.  New York : Golden Press, c1976. 
  • A Swamp Ecosystem [videorecording].  National Geographic Society educational film presentations.  Washington, DC : National Geographic, c1983. 
  • Audio recordings of songs about the Okefenokee Swamp
  • Audio recording of "Georgia on My Mind"
  • Current issue of general almanac
 
  Web Links

Okefenokee Swamp Natural Education Center  
Information and photos of plant and animal life in the Okefenokee.

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge  
Information about the wildlife refuge located within the Okefenokee Swamp.
The Great Okefenokee Swamp 
From the Folkston-Charlton County, Georgia web site, information about the Okefenokee and its history.
The Wilderness Society - Stand By Your Lands
Learn why the society lists the Okefenokee as one of the ten most endangered wild lands in the U.S.
Stone Mountain Virtual Field Trip
 
With a worksheet that can be printed, this photographic examination of Stone Mountain focuses on its geologic composition.

Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites  
Links to pages about state parks, including those at Amicalola Falls, Providence Canyon, Tallulah Gorge, and others.

Tallulah Gorge State Park 
Information and photographs of the gorge and local area.

 
 
 
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McDonough, Georgia, USA
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Updated 4/19/98