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Shannon Blankinship

River UPRising!

5 WAYS TO TAKE ACTION  1. Watch our River UPRising webinar! 2. Write a letter to COJ City Council President Aaron Bowman, U.S. Congressman Al Lawson, and U.S. Congressman John Rutherford. Click the names to see draft letters already created for you to modify and...

Ban Sewage Sludge Now!

Algae in Blue Cypress Lake, an Outstanding Florida WaterwayOn October 15, 2018, our Headwaters Advisory Committee delivered an editorial to local papers highlighting the MANY concerns that remain regarding the application on Sewage Sludge to property in our...

2017 RIVERKEEPER Awards Announced

Scott Sowell of Darnell Cookman Middle/High School named as 2017 Educator of the YearSt. Johns RIVERKEEPER® 2017 Educator of the Year Scott Sowell, Ph.D Each year, a school, group of students, program or teacher stands out through our work in schools. This year,...

Outstanding River Friendly Yard Award

Jimmy Orth Executive Director for St. Johns Riverkeeper (left) and Cate Hurlbut President of Florida Native Plant Society (right) with Bonnie Sinatro at her River Friendly homeWith toxic algae blooms occurring throughout our state, it is more important than ever to...

Annual Meeting Goes Virtual!

The St. Johns Riverkeeper headquarters are in Jacksonville, but the issues impacting the river are not so concentrated. Since we are continuing to expand our voice and efforts further into the watershed, we decided to host our annual meeting online this year, so that...
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