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Blue-green algae are not to be taken lightly

  The State of Florida has made a terrible mess of protecting and sustaining its waters, and we are only just beginning to pay the price.  Nutrient-fed algae have damaged tourism, more important even than […]

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manateesfreeNOAA In: Florida manatees are dying in droves this year. Experts blame poor water quality, starvation | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Florida manatees are dying in droves this year. Experts blame poor water quality, starvation

The manatees are starving to death say the experts, their food killed off by continual algal blooms.  If this is true we must blame the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for not having the political […]

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Onlookers tending to injured jet skier In: RE: Florida boaters. Shouldn’t we expect them to have learned how to avoid hitting each other? | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

RE: Florida boaters. Shouldn’t we expect them to have learned how to avoid hitting each other?

  This article by Craig Pittman hits close to home, as we have recently experienced a near-fatal accident on the Santa Fe River at the doorstep of OSFR’s president.   During 16 years of living on […]

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