There was an estimated 400 citizens and elected officials in attendance at the Florida Springs Rally 2010 yesterday in the state Capitol.
Bruce Ritchie covered the event in his article here:
At the EPA Hearing, a fact sheet was handed out. You can view it at the following link:
Here are pictures telling our story at the Springs Rally in Tallahassee on Feb. 16th, 2010.
Riders on our bus represented the following groups:
Wetland Solutions, Inc.
Four Rivers Audubon of Florida
Save Our Suwannee
Withlacoochee Area Residents
Pelican Lake Birds of Prey
Visitor Provider with the State and Campground at Ichetucknee Head Spring
Shady Greenway Conservation Alliance
Florida Federation Of Garden Clubs
Marion Audubon of Florida
Our Santa Fe River, Inc.
….and Florida residents.
Our Santa Fe River Inc. a non profit Florida Corporation
OUR SANTA FE RIVER works with the following environmental groups and supporters:
Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida
Florida Wildlife Federation
St. John’s Riverkeeper
Clean Water Action
Clean Water Network
Arthur R. Marshall Foundation
The Snook Foundation
Gulf Restoration Network
United Waterfowlers – Florida
Glenn Compton – Chairman
Michael J. Valiquette
PURRE Walter Coalition
“People United to Restore our Rivers and Estuaries”
Captain Wayne Genthner
Friends of the Everglades
3PR-People for Protecting Peace River
Chasidy Fisher Hobbs
Emerald Coastkeeper, Inc.
Michael J. Holsinger
Holsinger Horticultural Services
Defenders of Wildlife
Rae Ann Wessel
Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation
Karen A. Fraley
Around the Bend Nature Tours LLC
National Parks Conservation Association
George L. Jones
Caloosahatchee River Citizens Association/Riverwatch
Tropical Audubon Society
Marine Engine Surveyor Inc.
Katie Tripp, Ph.D.
Save the Manatee Club
Paul G. Johnson
Helen Jelks King
POW (Protect Our Watersheds, Inc.)
Council of Civic Associations, Inc.
Withlacoochee Area Residents (W.A.R.)
George L. Jones
Conservation Alliance of St Lucie County
Florida Consumer Action Network
Gus’s Crabby Adventures-Oyster Reef Designs, Inc.
Wilcox Nursery and Florist
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Lemon Bay Conservancy
Palm City Civic Association
Gulf Coast Conservancy
Sarasota Bay Watch
Outdoor Travel Productions Inc.
Rusty Chinnis Contractor Inc.
Carie Call, LEED AP
Pine Island Consulting, Inc. – Environmental Consulting
YardGreen of Tampa Bay
Manatee-Sarasota Fish Association, Inc.
Marine Resources Council
Our Santa Fe River
Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition