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New study to delay Ichetucknee management plan vote Aug 13, 2017 - A proposed Ichetucknee Springs State Park management plan that was set to be voted on Friday has been put on hold so a more in-depth study of the park, including its aquatic vegetation, wildlife, water quality and other features, can be done.
Local springs are cooler than being cool Aug 13, 2017 - Forget slimy June grass and sandy feet. Forget your eyes stinging from the saltwater or searching desperately for a parking spot. Instead of heading to the beach, head north and take a refreshing dip in the crystal clear springs.
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Rum Island: The Slow Death of a Small Spring Aug 12, 2017 - My visits to Rum have been fun, inspiring and soul-healing. I've seen the spring in bitter winter, when mists whirled on the water like dancing spirits. I've been followed by a school of tiny fish as I waded in golden water while the rising river encroached into the spring.
Robert Knight: Florida’s springs are living things Aug 11, 2017 - Florida's springs have all the qualities of living creatures. They are contiguous systems composed of plants and animals, working together in an organized fashion, and capable of reproduction, growth, response to stimuli and long-term stability.
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$7.8 million released to curb Wakulla Springs pollution Aug 10, 2017 - Wakulla Springs defenders cheered Monday's announcement that Gov. Rick Scott, the Department of Environmental Protection and water management districts have decided how to divvy up $50 million in springs' protection money.
Pulp mills get major water permits with no deliberation Aug 10, 2017 - Two Florida pulp mills just got major water permits approved by the St. Johns River Water Management District governing board-- with no deliberation whatsoever, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
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Springs in Suwannee, Wakulla counties to receive funding Aug 7, 2017 - Florida Governor Rick Scott has announced 40 springs projects across the state that will receive a total of $50 million in funding as part
of the 2017-2018 'Fighting for Florida's Future' budget. The list includes projects in Suwannee County and Wakulla County.
Why these crystal clear springs are amazing! Aug 6, 2017 - Deep in the heart of Ocala National Forest there are a series of amazing natural springs that are not only picturesque, but are major sources of fresh surface water to surrounding ecosystems.
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Florida beachgoers help rescue stranded manatees Aug 3, 2017 - A group of beachgoers and firefighters in Clearwater Beach got up close and personal while rescuing three manatees that washed ashore on Wednesday.
Is development draining the FL aquifer system beyond repair? Aug 3, 2017 - The economic benefits of development and the preservation of natural resources are continually being weighed against each other.
Featured Florida Spring: Three Sisters Springs
Snapping turtle on the prowl
ManateePics | Snapping turtle on the prowl
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A Curious Cormorant
ManateePics | A Curious Cormorant
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Manatee framed by reflected cypress tree roots
ManateePics | Manatee framed by reflected cypress tree roots
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A Cloud of Mangrove Snappers
ManateePics | A Cloud of Mangrove Snappers
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Three Friends
ManateePics | Three Friends
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A Manatee Kiss
ManateePics | A Manatee Kiss
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Just Passing By
ManateePics | Just Passing By
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Reflections
ManateePics | Reflections
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Relaxation
ManateePics | Relaxation
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New Friends
ManateePics | New Friends
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Family Time
ManateePics | Family Time
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Sun Shining Through
ManateePics | Sun Shining Through
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Partly Cloudy 76.4°
Partly Cloudy, Feels like: 78.2° F
Humidity: 96%
Sat88.8°77.4°Partly cloudy in the morning.
Sun89.1°77.4°Light rain until evening.
Mon88.1°77.2°Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
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