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natgeographic In: Pollution and Overuse Threaten Florida’s Fragile Freshwater Springs | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Pollution and Overuse Threaten Florida’s Fragile Freshwater Springs

Mark Rains is dead wrong in his statement below–  the State has no intention of restoring our springs.  They plan to continue their current protocol which is a slow but sure death of our springs […]

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oscarpermission touse. In: Conversations: Documentary Examines Florida’s Treasured, Troubled Springs | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Conversations: Documentary Examines Florida’s Treasured, Troubled Springs

Oscar Corral’s new documentary, Fellowship of the Springs, examines the growing fragility of one of Florida’s most important water resources, its springs. Photo courtesy Oscar Corral. Corral has it right when, referring to the state, […]

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poe springs In: Florida’s springs deserve more money and more attention, before it’s too late | Editorial | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Florida’s springs deserve more money and more attention, before it’s too late | Editorial

We commend the Orlando Sentinel for this commentary, and they are right on the button when they say agriculture must adjust its consumption of water and fertilizer. Their editors do not realize though, that the […]

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SANTAFERIVER pittman In: Proliferation of Pumping Permits Produces Preposterous Pipeline Proposal | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Proliferation of Pumping Permits Produces Preposterous Pipeline Proposal

    The Santa Fe River is endangered by over-pumping of water from the Floridan Aquifer. Credit: Florida Department of Environmental Regulation   Well, the Suwannee River Water Management District has received another verbal barrage […]

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FellowshipOscar2FI In: Premier showing of "The Fellowship of the Springs" | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Premier showing of “The Fellowship of the Springs”

Rum 138 snagged the premier showing of the new blockbuster movie which documents the killing of Florida’s springs by the very people charged to protect them.  Award-winning film maker Oscar Corral was present at the […]

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The Fellowship of the SpringsFI In: The Fellowship of the Springs: Private Showing Sat. May 22 at Rum 138 | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

The Fellowship of the Springs: Private Showing Sat. May 22 at Rum 138

  1)   information about an outdoor movie event: DATE:  Saturday, May 22nd TIME:  7 pm – 10:30 pm Rum 138 is showing the director’s cut private screening of The Fellowship of the Springs this upcoming weekend. Please remember to bring your […]

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Governor DeSantis 2019FI In: Both DeSantis & Frazer a waste of time and taxpayer money | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Both DeSantis & Frazer a waste of time and taxpayer money

What we see here is another disappointment in our struggle to conserve Florida’s fast-depleting water resources.  We also see further evidence of what we already know, that DeSantis is nothing but hot air and smoke […]

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corralmiami1 In: To ‘The Fellowship of the Springs,’ Florida is selling out an environmental treasure | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

To ‘The Fellowship of the Springs,’ Florida is selling out an environmental treasure

    In this excellent piece, Oscar Corral documents very well just how Florida is killing its environmental treasure for money.  The spokespersons for the state agencies whom he quotes here in this article have no  […]

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