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Avoid Algal Blooms

Credit: Dr. Gerry Pinto, Doctors Lake in Clay CountyNutrient overload, or eutrophication, from too much nitrogen and phosphorous is one of the most serious water quality problems facing the St. Johns River and its tributaries. Blue green algae, also called...

New Rule Jeopardizes Silver Springs

Low flows and levels recently documented on Silver River, credit: Karen ChadwickMEDIA RELEASE May 9, 2017 Contact: Lisa Rinaman, St. Johns Riverkeeper  lisa@stjohnsriverkeeper.org ST. JOHNS RIVERKEEPER CHALLENGES SILVER SPRINGS MINIMUM FLOW RULE Palatka, FL...

Legal Challenge of Dredging Project Filed

PRESS RELEASE APRIL 7, 2017 JACKSONVILLE, FL – On Friday, April 7, 2017, St. Johns RIVERKEEPER filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in federal court against the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regarding the proposed St. Johns...

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...

Does Dredging Make Economic Sense?

photo credit: NOAA St. Johns RIVERKEEPER continues to have the following concerns, regarding the proposal to dredge the last 13 miles of the St. Johns River channel from 40-feet to 47-feet deep: The environmental impacts to the river have been significantly...

Activate the St. Johns River

From March 18 to April 2, 2017, paddling trips, eco-tours, and other opportunities to experience and explore the St. Johns River and its tributaries will be available throughout the river’s watershed. Join one of the scheduled events or plan your own outing with...

Sleepy Creek Lands Back For More

Save Silver! Sleepy Creek Lands (formerly known as Adena Springs Ranch) and its the Canadian billionaire owner, Frank Stronach, continue to seek consumptive use permits (CUPs) from the St. Johns River Water Management District for a massive 3-phase cattle operation...
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