Tag Archives: St. Johns River Water Management District

5 Steps: How To Be A “River Friendly” Boater

We use the term “River Friendly” often. Usually, it’s a reference to actions homeowners take to conserve water and reduce the use of fertilizers and pesticides that can run off into nearby storm drains and waterways. Sometimes we are referring to businesses that take steps to reduce their impact on the river or support the work of . The term also applies to boaters who take steps to be good stewards of the river while out on the water. Always Be Prepared To Pick Up Litter While it may seem simple, picking up floating debris from the water can be …

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State of the St. Johns River

Asking 50 different scientists working on the St. Johns River “What is the state of the St. Johns?” will undoubtedly lead to 50 different answers. The  is the longest river in Florida, flowing north for 310 miles, traversing three distinct basins, and draining nearly 9,000 square miles. Each basin spans almost 100 miles in length, and each has its own unique characteristics and set of problems. The Upper Basin The St. Johns begins in a vast marsh similar to the Everglades. In fact, the point at which the two are divided took scientists well into the 20th century to determine. …

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october, 2021

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