Florida Springs News Archive

Your Florida Springs news archive. We used to collect new articles for the public up until the year 2000. There was little interest so we stopped. Below is what we collected.

Past Events

Hundreds protest DeBary's plans to build on conservation lands
May 15, 2016 - DEBARY - More than 200 people showed up on a hot Saturday morning to protest a city of DeBary proposal to add more than 100 acres of conservation land to its plans for a development around the SunRail station.
Third-annual 'Iche Nippy Dip Day'
Jan 3, 2016 - FORT WHITE, Fla.-- Everyone has their own traditions to start the new year, but some brave souls are taking the plunge into 2016. At the Ichetucknee Springs and State Park, residents braved the cold and dropped down to their bathing suits for the Third-Annual Iche Nippy Dip Day.
AQUIFERious: Enter the Springs exhibition continues at Thomas Center Galleries
Nov 23, 2015 - AQUIFERious: Enter the Springs, on display until January 6 at the Thomas Center Galleries, offers visitors a chance to experience amazing art and learn about protecting North Florida's springs.
Folk Festival draws thousands to White Springs
Jun 1, 2015 - The 63rd Annual Florida Folk Festival kicked off Friday afternoon, May 22, with the traditional sponsor's reception inside the Stephen Foster Museum, followed by opening night ceremonies at the amphitheater. This year, the weather cooperated nicely throughout the entire Memorial Day weekend.
Santa Fe River Cleanup, Tuesday, May 19th - 9:00am
May 12, 2015 - This is our last volunteer event this spring, and we apologize for putting it on a Tuesday and not over the weekend (had vols lined up already for this day).

Please join us if you can. Our last clean-up put a dent in it, but there is much more to remove.
Ichetucknee Springs & River Cleanup
May 12, 2015 - Join Current Problems at Ichetucknee Springs State Park on Saturday, May 16, 9:30 am to help Cathy Nagler catch up with the water lettuce. Unfortunately, conditions have been good for water lettuce this winter, and it is getting ahead of Cathy's efforts.
May 4, 2015 - Bob Knight, President of the Florida Springs Institute and long-time springs champion, has published a book on his favorite topic. What would you like to learn about springs? Maybe an Overview of Florida springs geology and ecology, plus a history of human interactions? (Open the book to Chapter 1.)
8 things Earth Day ever did for the environment
Apr 22, 2015 - The grassroots protest that saw tens of millions turn out on the Mall in Washington DC made leaders sit up and take notice. They were calling for better protection of the natural world, from curbs on water and air pollution to safer waste disposal.
10th annual Central Florida Earth Day
Apr 22, 2015 - Central Florida Earth Day is an exciting day of colorful and educational exhibits and activities! It will take place at beautiful Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando on April 25, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
April 18, 2015 - Wakulla Wildlife Festival -
Apr 14, 2015 - The annual Wakulla Wildlife Festival will be held this Saturday on the 18th at Wakulla Springs State Park. The festival is a celebration of the area's wildlife and is intended to be especially inviting for children and the child in everyone.
Buffett raises a little hell for Everglades
Apr 8, 2015 - Jimmy Buffett said it was good to be in Tallahassee "raising a little hell for the right reason" Tuesday afternoon during the third annual Everglades Action Day rally in the Capitol courtyard.
Jimmy Buffet to perform at the Everglades Day Rally on April
Apr 6, 2015 - On Tuesday, April 7th, Jimmy and Coral Reefers Mac McAnally and Robert Greenidge will be performing a short set in support of the Everglades Day Rally in Tallahassee! The rally starts at 11:30am and is sponsored by the Everglades Coalition. Get more details here!
Florida lawmakers set aside little for environmental land acquisition
Apr 6, 2015 - TALLAHASSEE - There's money for rural lands, beaches and the Everglades. But as lawmakers prepare to negotiate details of the new state budget, debate continues over whether more money from Florida's land and water conservation amendment should go toward buying property for conservation.
Check us out on Twitter for timely updatesCheck us out on Twitter for timely update

View photos of Springs on our PinterestView photos of Springs on our Pinterest

Find us on FacebookCheck us out on Facebook for updates

This website is not affiliated with any local, state or federal entity. We publicly support the Springs of Florida, the Florida Aquifer all Florida water ways. We want to share what we find and make it easier for others to find Florida Springs related information.