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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

Feds: Seismic Oil Surveys In Gulf Of Mexico Would Harm Or Harass Marine Mammals Over 30 Million Times

* The American Petroleum Industry is very put out by this environmental impact study issued by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)  as can be seen in this article appearing in Oil and Gas […]



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Beruff Gets Told “No”

Mr. Beruff does not usually get “no” for an answer.  He has money and power and the governor’s ear.  So we celebrate the actions of the Manatee County planning staff for recommending denial to his […]



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Judge’s ruling could doom Lake Pickett development in east Orange

It is not often that we see a DOAH judge rule against a developer and a county commission.  It is not often that we see a county commissioner elected on her platform of stopping development.  […]



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Join Us for These Upcoming Events

Aug
17
Thu
2017
6:30 pm FIGHT THE PHOSPHATE MINE! Bradfo... @ Bradford County Courthouse
FIGHT THE PHOSPHATE MINE! Bradfo... @ Bradford County Courthouse
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
FIGHT THE PHOSPHATE MINE! Bradford County Commission Meeting @ Bradford County Courthouse | Starke | Florida | United States
THE SANTA FE RIVER NEEDS YOU NOW! Help Fight the Phosphate Mine! We need you to help us pack the chamber! Every citizen is welcome to speak for 3 minutes. The BCC must understand that[...]
Aug
21
Mon
2017
5:30 pm YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED! Support... @ Union County Court House
YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED! Support... @ Union County Court House
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED!  Support Union County Resistance to STOP THE MINE! @ Union County Court House | Lake Butler | Florida | United States
We have been informed that HPS has applied for a mining permit in Union Co.  The Planning and Zoning Board will hold a workshop at 5:30 on Aug. 21 to discuss the amendments to their[...]
Aug
24
Thu
2017
5:45 pm OSFR Board Meeting With FWC Biol... @ High Springs Branch Public Library
OSFR Board Meeting With FWC Biol... @ High Springs Branch Public Library
Aug 24 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Members and general public are invited to attend this Our Santa Fe River Board Meeting which will include a presentation by Dan Dorosheff, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, on “Invasive Plants on the Santa Fe River”[...]

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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