Author: Devante Jones

My time at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park was absolutely amazing! It was full of great experiences and opportunities that I could not have gained elsewhere. My summer was full of educational opportunities along with experiences that advanced and helped me grow as a person....

I am a person who is fascinated by science and nature and when it comes to experiencing nature, appreciating and understanding it, I am all for it. Recently at Ocmulgee Mounds, our River Trail needed to be assessed for a potential wetland environment. A wetland...

Invasive Plant Management holds a lot more to it than one would think when first hearing about the subject or even reading a project description about Plant Management and Natural Resources. Like most jobs, there is so much more than the description states that you...

Rivercane is a species of running bamboo, also known as giant cane. It is currently being bombarded by invasive species and is simply outcompeted by other species of vegetation here at Ocmulgee. Rivercane was once the dominant species here, covering most of the land. However,...

My time here at Ocmulgee Mounds has been just wonderful! I have learned about various projects and information about the park from both the cultural and natural resources sides. The entire park owned by the National Park Service encompasses around 702 acres of land located...

Hello! My name is Devante Jones and I am a Botanical Research Assistant at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. I will be a senior this coming Fall semester majoring in Environmental Studies and Natural Resources. My passion lies in Environmental Stewardship and activism, mainly within...