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Ban Sewage Sludge Now!

Algae in Blue Cypress Lake, an Outstanding Florida WaterwayOn October 15, 2018, our Headwaters Advisory Committee delivered an editorial to local papers highlighting the MANY concerns that remain regarding the application on Sewage Sludge to property in our...

Legal Victory for Conservation Lands

On June 15, 2018, Florida Circuit Judge Charles Dodson ruled in favor of environmental organizations that the land conservation constitutional amendment overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2014 requires funding to be used for land acquisition, restoration and...

River Rising Town Hall Series

photo credit: Florida Times-UnionJoin St. Johns RIVERKEEPER at the upcoming River Rising: Town Hall Series to learn about rising waters in the St. Johns, how decades of dredging has increased water levels and storm surge, and what Jacksonville and coastal communities...

You did it! Julington-Durbin Preserve Has Been Saved!

DEVELOPER ABANDONS LANDS SWAP PLANS FOR JULINGTON-DURBIN!  You did it! On June 28, Eastland announced that they will no longer pursue plans to build 1400 homes within the Julington-Durbin Preserve, in exchange for property on Black Hammock Island. In addition,...

Dredging Increases Salinity and Storm Surge

Credit: Florida Times-UnionFor decades, the St. Johns River has been deepened, straightened and manipulated to allow bigger and bigger ships to access Jacksonville's port. The Florida Times-Union recently released a special report, As the Ocean Creeps In, that...

Controversial Toxic Chemical Rule Withdrawn

For Immediate Release February 21, 2018 FDEP Withdraws Rule That Would Have Allowed More Toxic Chemicals in Florida’s Waters  JACKSONVILLE, FL — The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) recently withdrew a dangerous state rule that...
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