Jones Ecological Research Center


31° 11' 48.5052" N, 84° 28' 0.9444" W
Brief Site Description: 
The Jones Center’s research programs focus on two broad themes: the ecology, restoration and management of the longleaf pine ecosystem and water resources (wetlands and aquatic ecosystems) in the southeastern Coastal Plain.
Detailed Site Description: 

The Jones Center was founded on a long-standing ethic of conserving land and water resources. Ichauway is maintained as the tangible expression of this natural resource management philosophy. Central to this philosophy is the conviction that management and research inform each other and are partners in their contribution to knowledge. One of the Center’s most important products is people who combine a rigorous understanding of ecological principles with proficiency in natural resource management.


This terrestrial relocatable field site is located in the Joseph Jones Ecological Research Center is an 11,000-hectare reserve located within the Lower Coastal Plains and Flatwoods areas in southern Georgia. The Jones site has been managed with low intensity, dormant-season prescribed fires for the past 75 years at a frequency of every 3-4 years. 

NEON data from this site. 

Field Site Type: 
US affiliate
Study Start Date: 
Land Cover: 
Evergreen Forest
Woody Wetlands
Hydrology: Name: 
Ichawaynochaway Creek
Group visibility: 
Public - accessible to all site users