Blog Archive

July 2017

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How Will Dredging Impact Sea Level Rise?

This post is by Dr. Jeremy Stalker.  Jeremy is an Associate Professor at Jacksonville University in the Marine Science Research Institute. Dredging Will Accelerate the Impacts of Sea Level Rise I will always support responsible, well thought out development for...

How Will Dredging Impact Fisheries?

Photo credit: Will Dickey, willdickey.comThis post is by Dr. Clay L. Montague.  Clay is an Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida in the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. How Harbor Deepening Impacts Migratory Fishes...

How Will Dredging Impact Algal Blooms?

This post is by Robert Storm Burks.  Robert is an aquatic biologist/ecologist who formerly led scientific investigations on the St Johns River for the State of Florida for the last decade. How will dredging the St Johns River impact algal blooms? Algal blooms are...

Avoid Potentially Toxic Algal Blooms

Boy Scouts Camp on Doctors LakeMEDIA RELEASE July 21, 2017 Contact: Lisa Rinaman, St. Johns Riverkeeper Lisa@stjohnsriverkeeper.org 904-509-3260 Jacksonville, FL — On July 12, 2017, St. Johns RIVERKEEPER took a sample of a blue-green algae or cyanobacteria bloom...

Expert Finds Dredging "Economically Infeasible"

JULY 11, 2017 NEW REPORT SAYS DEEP DREDGE IS ‘ECONOMICALLY INFEASIBLE’ Independent Expert Finds Major Flaws in Economic Study JACKSONVILLE, FL – St. Johns RIVERKEEPER has released a new report by a leading international port and shipping expert that...