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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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red tide NASA In: Polluted Waterways Force Tourists to Vacation Elsewhere | Our View | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Polluted Waterways Force Tourists to Vacation Elsewhere | Our View

The numbers prove that the policies of Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis are failures, since they promote business at the expense of all else.  And lately the “all else” part has been our water-related recreation. […]

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Unless Farming Methods Change Radically, Florida’s Springs and Rivers Are Doomed

See the original article with photos here in the Gainesville Sun.  It will appear in the hard copy Sunday, August 22, 2021. Unless farming methods change radically, Florida’s springs and rivers are doomed Jim Tatum Guest […]

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corruptpoliticianthomas nast2 In: Guest Opinion: Connecting the Dots for Restoring Florida’s Waters | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Guest Opinion: Connecting the Dots for Restoring Florida’s Waters

Once again this is about Tallahassee taking away the citizens’ rights and the DEP as a destructive agency for our waters.  This is about the DEP very carefully avoiding hitting the sources of pollution and […]

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In: Statewide Survey: Most Floridians Want More Protection for the Environment and More Money to Protect Endangered Species | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Statewide Survey: Most Floridians Want More Protection for the Environment and More Money to Protect Endangered Species

  Florida panther. Credit: State Archives of Florida.   Read the original article here in Florida Phoenix. Comments by OSFR historian Jim Tatum. jim.tatum@oursantaferiver.org – A river is like a life: once taken, it cannot […]

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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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