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OUR MISSION

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

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OUR RIVER

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

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OUR LEGACY

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

RiverFest 10th Annual Logo

RIVERFEST POSTPONED

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Concerns

Due to concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Our Santa Fe River, Inc. board of directors and RiverFest Committee has decided to postpone two of the RiverFest 10th Annual Fundraiser events,
RiverFest Plant Hike March 21st, 2020 and the
RiverFest Singer/Songwriting Contest March 29th, 2020.

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Our Santa Fe River, Inc. | Protecting the waters and lands supporting the aquifer, springs and rivers within the watershed of the Santa Fe River.

Our Santa Fe River

Protecting the Santa Fe River through:

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Share The Love – Poems. Pictures. Stories. Videos.

Our New Outlet for Your Creativity

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Fall on the Santa Fe

Cindy Noel – Branford, Florida
I am a riparian owner and while I love all the days on the river, the early morning of fall days are the most spectacular.

Jim Tatum - Why I Love The Santa Fe

Why I love the Santa Fe

By Jim Tatum – Fort White, FL – It began at some distant unknown time in the Pliocene Epoch when the waters covering Florida receded one last time…

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Holy Faith

A Santa Fe River Love Poem. Tammy is our first contributor to our Share The Love page! She also read her poignant poem at RiverFest 2019, a first for RiverFest.

MAKE OUR VOICE LOUDER!

Every Membership Adds Volume to Our Voice

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.

Current News

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Action Alert to Stop Bottled Water Grab Permit

  As those of you know who are following the fight against  Seven Springs and Nestle, they stopped the Suwannee River Water Management District Board vote on the renewal application at the eleventh hour with […]

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Best And Obvious Option Not Considered

  The Central Florida Water Initiative Rule Development Workshop took place today July 9, 2020 as a virtual meeting.   The meeting was hosted  by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and was well organized and […]

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The wrong time for roads to nowhere

To this title we could add there never is a right time for roads to nowhere.  This idiotic and ill-conceived plan  is designed only to make money for a few people and to allow a […]

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Christmas in July Silent Auction

GET READY! OSFR’s Christmas in July Silent Auction Starts July 15

From the comfort of your own safe space, we are delighted to make this auction a fun and exciting opportunity to raise funds for OSFR and their many worthwhile endeavors.

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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

I want to make a difference!

RiverFest 2019 Santa Fe River Sponsors

Digitel Video LogoParks Ford of GainesvilleRum138 Logo

RiverFest 2019 Spring Sponsors

AAA Porta Serve LogoAdventure OutpostHigh Springs RV and Boat Storage

RiverFest 2019 Friends of Water Sponsors

H & R Block

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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