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Guardian of the Springs

By Michelle Colson also known as Mermaid Michi, Mermaid Entertainer, Water Advocate, and nature fanatic “The Trees are our lungs. The rivers are our circulation. The air is our breath. The Earth is our body. “ Deepak Chopra. This quote is engraved in my soul. I am a nature lover

Educating the Spring State

By Kelly Del ValleEducator, Advocate, Communicator Florida Springs Council I am a teacher, photographer, and spring advocate whose love for wild Florida blossomed as I explored the Florida springs with my father all throughout childhood. Once I became a teacher, I realized that many students have no idea how special

Testing the Waters For Ecosystem Health

By Cally HouseExecutive Assistant, University of FloridaSpringsWatch Leader, Ichetucknee Wet Group Clean water and healthy ecosystems are threatened more and more. Conservation is so important because the next generations deserve to inherit the intact and healthy natural resources we have been so fortunate to rely upon, observe, and enjoy. A

Florida’s Wetlands Under Attack; Will Gov. DeSantis Speak Up?

Florida has a unique and remarkable network of rivers, streams, lakes, aquifers, and of course, our prized Everglades ecosystem.  Unfortunately, President Trump is engaging in an all-out assault on our clean water safeguards. His administration has decided to gut vital Clean Water Act protections and move us backward on the