Rena Ann Peck, The Executive Director of the Georgia River Network, spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, May 31, 2024 at the American Pie Pizzaria in Carrollton.  She is alarmed about the irreparable impacts of mining next to the Okefenokee Swamp and is leading the public relations charge against anything that would disrupt its ecology.  She asks for citizens to contact Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Legislators to support the Okefenokee Protection Acts; HB 71.