Blog Archive

2021

Riverkeeper Recap: Looking Back at 2021

Riverkeeper Recap: Looking Back at 2021

Much like 2020, this has been a year full of uncertainty and marked with the necessity for flexibility. St. Johns RIVERKEEPER has pivoted to successfully offer even more outdoor programming as well as virtual learning opportunities for children and adults. We were...
Up Close and Personal: Tour the Ocklawaha

Up Close and Personal: Tour the Ocklawaha

You may be aware that the The Ocklawaha River is the largest tributary of the St. Johns River, and that the health of both Rivers is affected when one is impacted. If you have followed our advocacy efforts, you’ve likely been a part of the discussion regarding the...
SJRK Seeks Education Director

SJRK Seeks Education Director

We have a bittersweet announcement about one of our beloved staff members. Emily Floore, education director for St. Johns Riverkeeper, has accepted the position of executive director for St. Marys Riverkeeper! While we are sad to see her leave our watershed, we are...

Toxins from Algae Blooms in River Raise Concerns

Recently, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) issued a Health Alert due to the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins, or cyanotoxins, in the St. Johns River. The FDOH issued the alert based on a water sample taken from the St. Johns River near Mandarin Point...
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