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Toxins from Algae Blooms in River Raise Concerns

Recently, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) issued a Health Alert due to the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins, or cyanotoxins, in the St. Johns River. The FDOH issued the alert based on a water sample taken from the St. Johns River near Mandarin Point...
Drive-In Oyster Roast (In Pictures)

Drive-In Oyster Roast (In Pictures)

WHAT A NIGHT at our 19th Annual Oyster Roast – Drive-In Style! On November 20, 2020, we hosted a Drive-In Oyster Roast entertainment experience to celebrate our River and raise funds, while ensuring the safety of our River supporters. All from the comfort of...
Read the 2020 St. Johns River Report

Read the 2020 St. Johns River Report

The 13th annual Lower St. Johns Basin State of the River Report provides reasons to be optimistic, but also makes clear that much work remains to improve the health of our tributaries, reduce the impacts of sewage sludge, protect wetlands and address the increasing...
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...
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