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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Our view: Saving Silver Springs

Published Nov 11, 2006
State, Nature Conservancy make smart deal to safeguard natural treasure
One of Florida's natural treasures will be safeguarded, thanks to a $76 million deal that has been struck to help clean-up Silver Springs near Ocala.

The large artesian springs is one of Florida's earliest tourist attractions, known since the late 19th century for glass-bottom boat tours over deep clear waters and marine wonders.

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