Blog Archive

April 2014

TESTING

April is Water Conservation Month

According to the St. Johns River Water Management District, "Lawn and landscape irrigation accounts for more than half of all residential water use."   This is the same water that we drink, feeds our wetlands, bubbles up and creates our magnificent...

The Big Picture

So often, we make decisions without considering the big picture. Just look at the proposals to dredge the river significantly deeper, put a massive cattle operation next to Silver Springs, and withdraw millions of gallons of water a day from the St. Johns. Each could...

Water Blues Green Solutions

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, US Green Building Council (USGBC) North Florida, WJCT, St. Johns Riverkeeper, AIA Jacksonville, and the City of Jacksonville's Environmental Protection Board are hosting the Jacksonville premiere of a new documentary film about...