Wise Water Words
Check Your Septics In September
September begins a new series of Wise Water Words from OSFR.
This month's Words is on healthy septic systems.
Having a healthy septic is very important to our water quality. Agriculture, lawn fertilizers and septic tanks are the primary sources of excessive nitrogen and phosphorous in our water.
Take some time this month to consider if your septic tank needs maintenance or pumping. If your septic tank and its drain field are faulty, nasty elements could be leaking into our aquifer.
Learn How to Make Meaningful Springs Restoration a Reality The 2016 Springs Summit will feature a series of plenary sessions to first describe current springs science and management and then delve into the agency, advocacy, […]Read More
There will be a Sabal Trail pipeline protest combo stand in solidarity with Standing Rock next Sunday October 2nd at 11 a.m. Lake Eola, Orlando. Nearly 150 people are going and over 400 are interested […]Read More
Join Us for These Upcoming Events
- OSFR Monthly Board Meeting on September 28, 2016 6:30 pm
- Protect Our Water, Stop the Sabal Trail Pipeline on September 29, 2016 4:00 pm
- Florida Springs Restoration Summit on September 30, 2016
- Sabal Trail Pipeline Protest in Solidarity with Standing Rock on October 2, 2016 11:00 am
- New Sierra Club Office Open House at Rum 138 on October 8, 2016 10:00 am
Your Donation Makes a Difference!
When you donate to Our Santa Fe River, you are supporting Our Education, Advocacy and Stewardship Projects directly or indirectly. During this past year OSFR has supported the following organizations:
Florida Defenders of the Environment - for their work with water issues
Florida Springs Council - for their work with Tallahassee and the Water Bill
Fort White Schools Partnership Program - to help underwrite their students environmental education
Springs Eternal Project - for a scholarship for one child to attend their Springs Ambassadors Camp
Gulf Restoration Network - underwriting for their venue to hold the "Grassroots Summit Against the Sabal Trail Pipeline