GOAL Recognizes that:

To serve as a unified team managing, protecting, and promoting forest resources in and around the Okefenokee Swamp through a stewardship ethic to assure these resources will be available for future generations.

  1. Forest Resources are the Major Industries in the area
  2. The Okefenokee Swamp is a National Treasure and economically and biologically beneficial to the local communities and the states of Georgia and Florida
  3. It is essential to have a coordinating committee for fire protection of public and private resources
  4. A formal organization of landowners will provide an avenue for communications and develop strength in dealing with area issues

GOAL Mission Statement: