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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

Industry Gangs Up On Environmentalist

  It must be tough enough to serve on a commission run by nature-killer Carlos Beruff, yet Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch is beseiged by business groups wanting free reign to batter the environment.  Just the kind of people […]

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New Sightings of Flat Batman Bradley Sign

New sightings of the flat batman Bradley sign have appeared recently.  The one above was captured in Lake Butler, rumored to be at a CAPM meeting.  The image below was confirmed at Rum 138, home […]

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So-called “Protectors” Are Protecting Industry, Not The Environment.

This is a particularly egregious crime because  the agency which is supposed to protect our environment is doing the opposite, it is poisoning it.  Someone should investigate the decision-makers here to see if they are […]

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MAKE OUR VOICE LOUDER!

Every Membership Adds Volume to Our Voice

Join Us for These Upcoming Events

Dec
18
Mon
2017
5:00 pm Support Union Co. Commissioners @ Union Co. Courthouse
Support Union Co. Commissioners @ Union Co. Courthouse
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  On December 18, Union County Commissioners will discuss the moratorium and the Comprehensive Plan Amendment that will essentially protect their county’s rural neighborhoods. No vote will be taken at this meeting by the commissioners,[...]
Dec
30
Sat
2017
3:00 pm Camp-out Against Phosphate Mine @ Tumble Farm
Camp-out Against Phosphate Mine @ Tumble Farm
Dec 30 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 2:00 pm
Camp-out Against Phosphate Mine @ Tumble Farm
Go to this link to see the information about the camp-out against the phosphate mine. Camp out in beautiful Union County to see what’s at stake if this massive phosphate mine is approved. Last year[...]
Jan
11
Thu
2018
6:30 pm RiverFest Volunteer Planning Mee... @ High Springs Branch Library
RiverFest Volunteer Planning Mee... @ High Springs Branch Library
Jan 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Come and help plan our events.
Jan
16
Tue
2018
5:00 pm Critical Meeting in Union County... @ Union County Courthouse
Critical Meeting in Union County... @ Union County Courthouse
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The meeting in Lake Butler on Jan. 16 is critical because a vote will be taken on extending the moratorium until the end of 2018, giving the commissioners time to strengthen the LDRs. It is[...]
Jan
31
Wed
2018
10:00 am Reclaiming Florida’s Future For ... @ Capitol Building Tallahassee
Reclaiming Florida’s Future For ... @ Capitol Building Tallahassee
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Important advocacy day in Tallahassee.   Go to this link to register and find more information. This is a very well-run, well-organized day full of activities.  If our representatives do not hear from us, they think[...]

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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