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"Land preservation group acquires properties near Ocmulgee Mounds for 1st national park" by the Ledger-Enquirer

"A nonprofit organization dedicated to land conservation has acquired two parcels of land in Middle Georgia that will support efforts to establish the Ocmulgee Mounds as Georgia’s first national park. The “Branson Tracts” occupy 931 acres in Bibb and Twiggs counties. The Open Space Institute has acquired the properties from conservation-minded landowner Martha Bond Branson with plans to transfer them to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as additions to the 8,600-acre Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge..."

Originally published on June 27, 2024, 9:52 AM.

Photo by Mac Stone Courtesy Open Space Institute

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