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


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


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

Our Santa Fe River

Protecting the Santa Fe River through:



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

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Current News

Saving Florida’s springs isn’t possible unless agriculture changes its ways

* The following opinion piece by Burt Eno appeared in the Orlando Sentinel on April 15, 2019, and can be seen at this link. Comments by OSFR historian Jim Tatum. -A river is like a […]

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Legislature unlikely to pass true fracking ban bill

BOTTOM LINE: There are several possible outcomes, but sadly the likely one is no ban on fracking again this year. If Gov. Ron DeSantis really wants to be the environmental governor, he should step up […]

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Every Membership Adds Volume to Our Voice

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 Parknership 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 2019 Santa Fe River Sponsors

Parks Ford of Gainesville

RiverFest 2019 Spring Sponsors

Adventure OutpostHigh Springs RV and Boat Storage

RiverFest 2019 Friends of Water Sponsors

Special thanks to…

Colette Jacono, PhD, Sanna Saare, Ray Carson, Danielle Shmalberg, Joshua Birmingham, Dana Cucuel, Kathy Fleming, QQuincey, Ellen Bukstel, Ed Amaya, and the Phabulous Phlegmtones

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