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Demand mitigation of impacts of dredging

Demand mitigation of impacts of dredging

Another View: The people must demand funding to mitigate impacts of deepening the St. Johns River. Unfortunately, a federal judge recently sided with the Army Corps of Engineers in our lawsuit aimed at protecting the St. Johns River from the negative impacts of the...
River Report Raises Water Quality Red Flags: Elevated Levels of Pollution and Saltwater Intrusion Cause for Alarm

River Report Raises Water Quality Red Flags: Elevated Levels of Pollution and Saltwater Intrusion Cause for Alarm

The 12th annual State of the River Report for the Lower St. Johns River Basin was recently released by a team of academic researchers from Jacksonville University, University of North Florida, Florida Southern College and West Chester University.   This annual report...
Don’t Feed the Algae!

Don’t Feed the Algae!

Algae bloom in Palatka, FL 4/2019 | Photo by Sam Carr Attend one of our Know Your Green | Evening Talks: DeLand | June 26 Invite us to come speak to your neighborhood or civic group on algae. Email kelly@stjohnsriverkeeper.org to set up a Know Your Green talk. Algae...
OUTSTANDING River Friendly Yard Award kicks off!

OUTSTANDING River Friendly Yard Award kicks off!

2019 River Friendly Yard Award Contest Partners (Earth Works, Florida Native Plant Society Ixia and Paw Paw Chapters, DeBary and Twinflower Nurseries, UF/IFAS Florida Friendly Landscaping Program, and Volusia Water Alliance) Annually, St. Johns RIVERKEEPER partners...
Support McCoys Creek Restoration!

Support McCoys Creek Restoration!

McCoys Creek is an impaired urban tributary of the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville. The creek flows through neighborhoods like Murray Hill, North Riverside, and Brooklyn. It meets the St. Johns underneath the current Times-Union building on Riverside Avenue...
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