The vision of St. Johns Riverkeeper is to ensure a clean and healthy river for current and future generations.
Take a deep dive into our River issues and summertime algae blooms. How are we connected to river pollution like algae blooms and what can we do to help? […]
LIVE every other Wednesday at 4pm | Be a part of the solution! Join us webcast style as we discuss solutions from all over the world, nation, and state looking at solutions for rising waters and climate change, with a focus on our St. Johns River. […]
New updates every other Monday | Volunteer and citizen-driven skill sharing series that’s all about highlighting you – our dear volunteers, members, and partners […]
New updates every other Sunday | Test the quality of the St. Johns River with a St. Johns Riverkeeper Educator! Each test is important to understanding and studying the health of the St. Johns River ecosystem […]
Join us virtually as we explore different areas of our Watershed and build up an encyclopedia of knowledge on the St. Johns River’s habitats, wildlife, its threats, and most importantly – what you can do to make a difference […]
If you’re cooped up and want to serve your River where you are – join our #SJRKTrashTag challenge[…]
Episode 10: River Rising: Wetlands and Carbon Capture Lisa Chambers, Professor of Biology, University of Central Florida We often discuss wetlands as a filter and sponge for an increasing amount of water coming from the sky and oceans. Scientists from the University of Central Florida are understanding more about wetlands as carbon sinks, holding more […]
The Cowford is a fishing tournament with aims to highlight the pristine Spartina estuaries of the Lower St. Johns River, now increasingly threatened by needless industrial expansion, sedimentation, over-development along the river's banks and excess nutrient loading from a multitude of sources upstream. The Cowford benefits our mission to sustain healthy ecosystems for future generations […]
Episode 11: River Rising: Connecting Tributary Restoration and Rising Waters John Kiefer, Principal Water Resources Engineer, Wood Inc. Smaller waterways that lead to our rivers have been altered and left polluted and degraded after decades of development. Restoring tributaries means reconnecting wetlands, shorelines and replanting trees lost to parking lots and roads. While we are […]
Episode 12: Resilient Houston: Renaissance and Recovery since Hurricane Harvey Marissa Aho, Chief Resiliency Officer, City of Houston Hurricane Harvey hit the City of Houston weeks before Hurricane Irma devastated thousands in the St. Johns River watershed. In the aftermath, Houston leveraged $2.4 billion in local and federal dollars to implement a series of town […]
While a traditional St. Johns Riverkeeper Oyster Roast is not feasible this year, the show must go on! Our team has creatively planned for a modified Roast – drive-in movie style! November 20, 2020, St. Johns Riverkeeper will host a Drive-In Oyster Roast entertainment experience to celebrate our River and raise funds, while ensuring the […]
Recent Blog Posts
In August of 2017, two Jacksonville City Council members asked President Anna Brosche "to consider holding a workshop to facilitate public dialogue and further vetting of the dredging project." Brosche declined the request, responding that "there is no funding request...
Governor DeSantis recently signed into law SB 712 - the self-proclaimed “Clean Waterways Act”. However, the bill falls far short of resolving Florida’s mounting water quality problems. Supporters praise the bill as one of the most environmentally progressive pieces of...
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...