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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...

Long Live Stetson Kennedy

photo credit: Walter CokerThe St. Johns River lost a great friend and champion on August 27th when Stetson Kennedy passed away surrounded by members of his family. I met Stetson soon after I became the St. Johns Riverkeeper, and I was blessed to have spent several...

2011 State of the River Report

The 2011 State of the River Report for the Lower St. Johns River Basin was recently released.  The annual State of the River Report is an important collaborative project involving researchers from Jacksonville University (JU), University of North Florida (UNF),...

Armingeon Receives Environmental Award

Christi Veleta, Neil Armingeon, Mayor Alvin Brown photo credit: City of JacksonvilleNeil Armingeon, your St. Johns Riverkeeper, was recently awarded the Christi P. Veleta Environmental Award by the Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board (EPB). The EPB...

House Guts Clean Water Act

2009 algal bloom at Bolles School dockLate last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed The Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act (HR 2018), a bill that threatens the health of our nation’s waterways, including the St. Johns River. This bill would turn...

4th Annual PSA Contest Winners Announced!

Congratulations and thank you to all who participated!For the past four years, St. Johns RIVERKKEEPER has organized a Public Service Announcement (PSA) video contest for college and high school student to showcase their talent and passion for the St. Johns...

We Want You – Apply Now

St. Johns Riverkeeper, Inc., a non-profit advocacy organization for the St. Johns River, is seeking a St. Johns Riverkeeper to manage, coordinate, and execute its issue-based advocacy programs. The St. Johns Riverkeeper is responsible for researching and identifying...
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