Tag Archives: Kirkpatrick Dam

“Ditch of Dreams” still controversial a century later

By on July 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

The health of Silver Springs and Silver River has been at the heart of recent debate over water permit requests in Marion County.  The Silver River which flows into the Ocklawaha River has also been a part of a century old debate. More […]

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U.S. Forest Service may be sued over Kirkpatrick Dam

By on February 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: September 8, 2013 at 2:14 am

Three well-known environmental groups have announced plans to sue the U.S. Forest Service if the agency doesn’t move forward with removing the 44 year old Kirkpatrick Dam.  Earth Justice, Florida Wildlife Federation and the Florida Defenders of the Environment representatives […]

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