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If you do nothing, the mine will come and we may lose our river. – Jim Tatum, OSFR Historian

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Wise Water Words

Water Wisdom for your Home

Here's our third installment in our new series of Wise Water Words about how we can all help our river.

There are many ways to conserve water in your home, and most won’t cost you much in time or money—and think of the reward!

Do you know what is the biggest water user in your home?

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Current News

Glysophate and Roundup

An article in Water Online comments on the dangers of glyphosate, a common pesticide found nearly everywhere, especially in urban lawn use. Comments by OSFR historian Jim Tatum. -A river is like a life: once […]

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More About High Springs’ Drinking Water

As the Jacksonville newscast says, this problem is not new.  Pursuant to this topic, your historian joined a meeting on Oct. 13, 2017 at the Florida Springs Institute in High Springs.  Present were Dr. Robert […]

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Every Membership Adds Volume to Our Voice

Join Us for These Upcoming Events

6:30 pm OSFR Board Meeting Plus RiverFes... @ OSFR Headquarters
OSFR Board Meeting Plus RiverFes... @ OSFR Headquarters
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The OSFR board meeting will take place at headquarters, Rum 138 at 6:30.  At 5:30, preceding the meeting will be the committee working on next year’s RiverFest.  This will be a huge event with many[...]

Your Donation Makes a Difference!

Springs Eternal Project - Springs Ambassadors Camp

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

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2017 RiverFest Sponsors Make a BIG Difference

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