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Sunday, June 02, 2013

St. Johns River, springs highlight June forum

Published: Saturday, June 1, 2013 Daytona Beach News-Journal
A forum to discuss issues affecting the St. Johns River and its tributaries and springs will take place in Jacksonville in June.

The second annual springs forum, sponsored by the St. Johns Riverkeeper, will take place 6-8 p.m. June 17 at the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk, 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville.

To report fish kills, call the state fish kill hot line at 800-636-0511. To report algae blooms on the St. Johns, email algae@sjrwmd.com. Lisa Rinaman, the Riverkeeper, asks that details and photos also be emailed to her at lisa@stjohnsriverkeeper.org

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Why It's Important to Protect Our Springs

Published May 31, 2013
That's why the agency invested more than $2.2 million in springs protection and restoration last year and has approved $3.9 million more for the coming fiscal year, SFWMD spokesperson Susanna Martinez Tarokh explains in one of her latest blogs on Patch.