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Christian Hunt

Christian Hunt

Christian Hunt is the Southeast Representative for Defenders of Wildlife, a conservation organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of imperiled species and their habitats in North America.

COMMENTARY

Will the Okefenokee Swamp be Governor Kemp’s conservation win or Georgia’s loss?

By: and - May 10, 2022

Of the Seven Natural Wonders in Georgia, only one has become globally transcendent, attracting millions of visitors from all over the world: the Okefenokee Swamp. By providing sanctuary to wildlife, recreation for people and millions of dollars for local communities, the Okefenokee has provided Georgia with immeasurable value, while anchoring the state’s outdoor tourism economy. […]