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October 2021

Moncrief Creek Cleanup with White Harvest Farms

October 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
White Harvest Farms, 5348 Moncrief Road
Jacksonville, FL 32209 United States
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A River is only as healthy as its tributaries. Join us in the cleanup and restoration of one of the historic tributaries of the St. Johns River. Buckets, grabbers, disposable gloves, and bags will be provided. Trash collected will be hauled away. Attendees are encouraged to wear a mask, closed toe shoes, rain boots and bring waders, if you have them. Feel free to bring your own heavy-duty gloves, reusable water bottles, and snacks. Lunch will be provided after the…

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November 2021

Education Go Take a Hike

November 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Duval County School Superintendent Building, 129 King Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
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Join a St. Johns Riverkeeper Educator the first Wednesday of the month along the banks of the St. Johns River or a tributary. In November, St. Johns Riverkeeper has partnered with Groundwork Jacksonville to provide a guided BIKE tour showcasing McCoys Creek, one of the urban creeks within the Emerald Trail, a 30-mile trail system encircling the urban core that is currently under construction. Hands-on activities are available and materials will be distributed per family. Registration is required as space is limited FIND OUT…

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Volusia 2070: River Friendly Planning

November 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center, 2636 Alhambra Ave
Deland, 32720 United States
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Volusia County’s distinct urban-rural character, access to pristine springs, riverfront and beaches, and charming communities make this region a desirable place to live, work and play. Amid increasing population and development trends, what can we do together to protect and promote Volusia’s quality of life? Join Smart growth organization 1000 Friends of Florida and St. Johns RIVERKEEPER for Volusia 2070: River Friendly Planning. This interactive workshop will delve into quality-of-life factors in Volusia County, feature presentations and a “Q&A” session…

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Oyster Roast

November 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32204 United States
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20th Annual Oyster Roast

This year, St. Johns RIVERKEEPER is celebrating the St. Johns River at our 20th annual Oyster Roast! Join us Friday, November 19 at 7 p.m. at the Garden Club of Jacksonville and enjoy delicious food from Biscottis, live music from Spice and the Po' Boys, a silent auction, raffle and more! GET YOUR OYSTER ROAST TICKETS Thank you to this year's Oyster Roast sponsors. Your contributions make our work possible!

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Rising Tides: McCoy’s Creek Cleanup

November 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Powers Park, 3153 Green Street
Jacksonville, FL 32205 United States
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Join our Rising Tides young professionals for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! Feel free to bring your own kayak for more access to clean the waterway. As always all of our cleanups are RAIN or SHINE! What to Bring: Reusable Water Bottle Hat & Sunglasses Closed toe shoes (rain boots, work boots, or waders are extremely helpful) Heavy duty gloves (if desired) Cleanup gloves and bags will be provided. Registration is not required. If you have any questions, please…

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December 2021

Holiday Mingle

December 9, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
JU Marine Science Research Institute Bldg., 2800 University Blvd
Jacksonville, 32211 United States
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You're invited to St. Johns Riverkeeper's annual Holiday Mingle! It will be an evening of celebration as Jimmy Orth, executive director, and Lisa Rinaman, your St. Johns Riverkeeper, share what the organization has been up to and goals for the coming year. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and holiday spirits as you get to know other St. Johns Riverkeeper members and staff, and enjoy the beautiful view of the St. Johns River from the Marine Science Research Institution Observation Deck. REGISTER FOR…

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Science Teacher Professional Development

December 11, 2021
pottsburg creek boat ramp, 9540 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32216
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St. Johns Riverkeeper’s professional development programs provide opportunities for teachers to expand their knowledge and understanding of the St. Johns River and engage in water-related science activities, all while using STEM content, practices, and skills.   Registration is closed

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Kendra Scott Fundraiser

December 17, 2021 - December 18, 2021
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Kendra Scott Fundraiser

December 17-18, Kendra Scott at the St. Johns Town Center will be hosting an online fundraiser for St. Johns Riverkeeper! If you're looking for some holiday gifts, consider one that will give back to an organization you care about. When shopping online, use the virtual giveback code GIVEBACK-BDOJC (all uppercase letters and no spaces) and 20% of your purchase will be given back to Riverkeeper! Coupon Code: GIVEBACK-BDOJC SHOP ONLINE AND USE OUR CODE TO GIVE BACK

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Rising Tides: McCoy’s Creek Cleanup

December 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Northbank Riverwalk, 111 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32204 United States
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Join our Rising Tides young professionals for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! For our final cleanup of 2021, we will be meeting at the Northbank Riverwalk. As always all of our cleanups are RAIN or SHINE! This month's cleanup will also be a celebration of all Rising Tides has accomplished this year. What to Bring: Reusable Water Bottle Hat & Sunglasses Closed-toe shoes *required* (rain boots, work boots, or waders are extremely helpful) Optional: Heavy duty gloves Cleanup gloves…

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January 2022

Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2842 Edison Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32254, 2842 Edison Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254 United States
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Rising Tides cleanup at Hollybrook Park

Join Rising Tides young professionals for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! As always, all of our cleanups are RAIN or SHINE!  What to Bring: Reusable Water Bottle Hat & Sunglasses Closed toe shoes (required) Rain boots, work boots, or waders are extremely helpful! Optional: Heavy duty gloves (if desired) Cleanup gloves and bags will be provided by City of Jacksonville and Keep Jacksonville Beautiful. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Vecera at rebecca@stjohnsriverkeeper.org.

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