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Pollution Solutions: Lasalle Bioswale Project

St. Johns Riverkeeper and our numerous partners collaborated to install the City of Jacksonville’s first bioswale along Lasalle Street in front of the San Marco Library. A bioswale collects stormwater runoff from roads, rooftops, and parking lots and uses soil...

Tribute to Neil Armingeon

Photo Credit: Walter CokerBill Belleville Tribute to Neil Armingeon If there has ever been an orphan of a natural system in Florida, it's the St. Johns River. Once worshiped by the Timucua and later, revered by the white settlers who floated their economy atop it,...

Your New St. Johns Riverkeeper

January 6, 2012 Press Conference – Lisa Rinaman, John Ragsdale, & Neil ArmingeonWe are excited to announce that Lisa Rinaman has been selected to succeed Neil Armingeon as your next St. Johns Riverkeeper.  Lisa will assume the role as...

Benefit Concert to Honor St. Johns Riverkeeper

The Florida Theatre February 16, 2012 Celebrate the outstanding work and service of Neil Armingeon.  Support your next St. Johns Riverkeeper, Lisa Rinaman. On Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 8 p.m., a special musical event will be held at the Florida Theatre in...

What a Year!

Volunteers Janet & Roger Linville with Kelly Savage, Outreach Directorby Kelly Savage, Community Outreach Director I want to take a moment to thank all of our volunteers for dedicating so much of their time for the river.  With only our small yet...

City Council Lets GP Off the Hook

The 900 acres of wastewater ponds are a likely source of GP’s dioxin problem.December 16, 2011: As we have previously reported, Jacksonville City Council Member Jim Love introduced a resolution opposing the issuance of the Georgia-Pacific (GP) wastewater...

Coalition Advocates for Florida's Environment

Senator Bob Graham announces coalition to protect Florida’s natural resources.At a November 30th press conference on the steps of the Capitol in Tallahassee, Senator Bob Graham announced the formation of  the Florida Conservation Coalition (FCC),...

Never Give Up

Credit: https://nathanielpreed.blogspot.com/Recently, the Late Bloomers Garden Club hosted an event at the Cummer Museum & Gardens in Jacksonville with Nathaniel Reed.  Mr. Reed is one of our nation's foremost environmental policy leaders, having served 6...

Councilman Introduces Georgia-Pacific Resolution

GP Palatka paper mill and Rice Creek, credit: Walter CokerOctober 21, 2011: As you may know, Jacksonville City Council member Jim Love recently introduced a resolution to Council opposing the issuance of the Georgia-Pacific (GP) wastewater discharge permit until all...
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