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Florida's Forgotten Theme Park Rainbow Springs Oct 11, 2017 - Rainbow Springs is a beautiful spring near the West coast of Florida on the Rainbow River. At Rainbow Springs you can swim in the water all day or rent kayaks and canoes to explore outside of the spring.
Environmental lawsuit over ‘Amendment 1’ funding set for trial Oct 2, 2017 - A Tallahassee judge has set a trial week in a lawsuit over the state's environmental funding under a constitutional amendment passed almost three years ago. The amendment, which needed a minimum of 60 percent to pass, got a landslide of nearly 75 percent, or more than 4.2 million "yes" votes.
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Waterways in peril: Silver and Rainbow rivers Oct 2, 2017 - A deadline is looming for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to finalize cleanup plans for the Silver and Rainbow rivers but an agency official and environmentalists alike say the plans will not be enough.
Opinion: How long until disaster forces us to clean up Florida springs? Sep 22, 2017 - There are $50 million in this year's state budget for springs. But how far will that get us? And by the time disaster really strikes and the spring looks like pea soup and the home values drop and tube renters lose their business, it will cost much more to restore Rainbow Springs, if we even can.
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Robert Knight: Seeing healthy springs is believing Sep 9, 2017 - Florida's water management districts are also guilty of unwise policies by permitting excessive groundwater withdrawals while publicly owned springs are drying up.
Mom and baby manatee sighting spurs name campaign Sep 5, 2017 - LEESBURG ' A mom and baby manatee sighting in the Harris Chain of Lakes has sea-cow watchers wondering if Leesburg the manatee is a mom.
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Manatee rescued from Leesburg returns after rehab Aug 18, 2017 - LEESBURG ' Wildlife experts think a female manatee that has called the Harris Chain of Lakes home for more than a year has given birth to a calf here.It could be the first of its kind to be born in Lake County.
Alachua County seeks money to help Poe Springs Aug 17, 2017 - Poe Springs may become eligible for funding to help its water quality if Alachua County's request to have it designated as a "priority focus area" is approved by the state.
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Leadership Change Raising Hopes For Fracking Ban Aug 17, 2017 - A leadership shuffle in the Florida Senate is lifting the hopes of anti-fracking activists. A statewide ban on the controversial drilling method stalled last session in an environmental spending committee when the Republican chairman refused to hear it.
Photos of the Week – Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Florida Aug 14, 2017 - On our visit to Ichetucknee, we decided to focus on the Blue Hole and the Head Spring as our two main points of interest. The Blue Hole is about 1/3 of a mile from the parking area, down a well worn trail.
Featured Florida Spring: Chassahowitzka River
Deep Sister
Kelly Del Valle Photography | Deep Sister
Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River
Joe Cruz Photography | Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River
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Roots at Three Sister Springs
Joe Cruz Photography | Roots at Three Sister Springs
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Three Sister Springs Under Water
Amanda Mimms Photography | Three Sister Springs Under Water
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Devil's Punch Bowl (Chassahowitzka River)
Robert La Follette Photography | Devil's Punch Bowl (Chassahowitzka River)
Seven Sister's Springs - Clarity
John Mac Images | Seven Sister's Springs - Clarity
Credit: John Mac Images
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Rope Swing
John Mac Images | Rope Swing
Credit: John Mac Images
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Crab Creek Spring - Private Property
John Mac Images | Crab Creek Spring - Private Property
Credit: John Mac Images
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Crab Spring Run - Folliage
John Mac Images | Crab Spring Run - Folliage
Credit: John Mac Images
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The Crack
Have Steph, Will Travel | The Crack
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