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The Ocmulgee National Park and Preserve Initiative, together with local citizens, partner organizations, and the National Park Conservation Association, propose linking the Monument with other public lands to create the first national park and preserve in the East. The new boundaries would  preserve a significant migratory bird flyway, forests, and swamps. Access to the Ocmulgee River and Georgia's newest water trail  are part of the proposed expansion.
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The National Park Service has released a long awaited boundary study for the Ocmulgee Indian Mounds National Monument. A meeting for the public will be held on Thursday, March 6 at the Indian Mounds Visitor Center from 5:00-8:00 pm. Alternative 2 in the study will provide these rich and fragile resources with the greatest protection. If this…
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Amerson River Park will have a new canoe landing at Bowman Creek, 7.5 miles of trails, permanent restrooms, more parking, and improved roads when a year-long project is finished next spring, according to the Macon Telegraph.
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The Georgia River Network has announced their 2014 Challenge "Georgia Rivers Run Through Us" that will give you plenty of reasons to get outside this year. There are lots of ways to meet the goal. Invite a friend to join in with you.
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The Ocmulgee Water Trail Partnership (OWTP) launched the Ocmulgee Water Trail web site earlier this week with information for paddlers, fishing, and outdoor recreation. The Ocmulgee Water Trail will be a key part of the National Park and Preserve designation ONPPI and local citizens are working to bring to Macon and Middle Georgia.
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The Nene Kerretv "Path to Discovery" Trail Challenge is a 16 mile course that adults and children can do in segments. Stop in the office at the Ocmulgee Indian Mounds to get a map and details. Finish the entire 16 miles by June and you'll get a t-shirt and bragging rights!
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National Park based visitor spending added $31 Million to our national economy, a 10:1 return on investment! Bringing National Park and Preserve designation to the Indian Mounds and down the Ocmulgee River to Hawkinsville will do more than preserve the rich cultural, historic, and natural resources we are lucky enough to have in our community.
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