• Our Mission

    To protect the aquifer, springs, and rivers within the watershed of the Santa Fe River.

    What We Do
  • Our River

    We must hold our ear close and listen. We must tell the others that cannot hear her voice.

    What You Can Do
  • Our Legacy

    Help us make sure that Our River is protected for future generations.

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

Be Informed - Watch this informative video, then. . . Get Involved - Share it with friends.

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

UF Researchers Say Conserve Water Now or Pay the Price Later

Prof. Hostetler of IFAS does well to recommend his Band Aid type solutions to our grave water deficit problem, but like most of  the governing agencies, he misses the mark by 110 per cent.  His […]

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Oil Companies Sued For Climate-Change Related Damages.

   Suncor Energy owns the only oil refinery in Colorado. Max and Dee Bernt. CC-BY-2.0 / Flickr The Union of Concerned Scientists have written about what we see as a trend in fighting big oil […]

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Mosaic seeks revisions to approved phosphate mining plans

Mosaic and the Manatee Board of County Commissioners are in the news once more.  Read the original article in the Sarasota Herald Tribune. Comments by OSFR historian Jim Tatum. -A river is like a life: […]

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MAKE OUR VOICE LOUDER!

Every Membership Adds Volume to Our Voice

Apr
28
Sat
2018
6:00 pm Save Our Springs: Mermaid Gala @ pin Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
Save Our Springs: Mermaid Gala @ pin Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Save Our Springs: Mermaid Gala @ pin 	 Hilton University of Florida Conference Center | Gainesville | Florida | United States
APR28 The Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute and Visit Gainesville / Alachua County, FL invite you to the inaugural Save Our Springs: Mermaid Gala and Annual Fundraiser in support of Florida spring research and[...]
May
10
Thu
2018
9:30 am Santa Fe River Springs Protectio... @ North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley
Santa Fe River Springs Protectio... @ North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley
May 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  Stacie Greco, who organizes the Santa Fe River Springs Protection Forum, has written the following: Our next forum will be at the North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley at 7580 County Road 136,[...]

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

I want to make a difference!

RiverFest 2018 Sustaining Sponsors

RiverFest 2018 Supporting Sponsors

RiverFest 2018 Clean River Team Sponsors

8th Annual OSFR Songwriting Contest Sponsors

Special thanks to…

Jill Heinerth, Colette Jacono, PhD, Storm Roberts, Halcyon Manufacturing, WUBA-FM, Lazy Turtle Lodge and the North Central Florida Blues Society

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