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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...
Selling JEA could harm the St. Johns

Selling JEA could harm the St. Johns

The potential sale of JEA has significant implications for the future health of the St. Johns River and our ability as a community and region to effectively respond to the environmental challenges of the decades to come.Over the past two decades, St. Johns Riverkeeper...
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...

Vote For the River!

Credit: Johnny Milano for The New York TimesThe runoff election for Jacksonville City Council will be on May 14, 2019.  Voters need to know which candidates will make the St. Johns a priority and lead the charge to address the problems that degrade our...
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