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Silver Springs could become Florida state park

By on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:26 am

The Park Service is holding a meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at Ocala’s Vanguard High School to get public input about the plan to turn Silver Springs into a state park.

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Adena Springs Ranch proposed changes don’t satisfy opponents

By on August 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

A controversial water permit request to pump more than 13 million gallons of water a day for a grass-fed cattle operation near Silver Springs has gone through a drastic change. As Florida’ 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lindsey Zionts reports, despite asking for [...]

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Adena springs permit update

By on July 26th, 2012 | Last updated: September 27, 2012 at 1:08 pm

By Emily Burris–WUFT-FM The St. Johns River Water Management District has yet to review a permit application from the Adena Springs Ranch in Marion County. Earlier in the year the operators of the planned grass fed cattle ranch submitted an [...]

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“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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Adena protest flotilla planned to bring attention to health of Silver River

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

While river flooding is causing problems for homeowners and putting a damper on recreational businesses and parks near the Santa Fe, Ichetucknee and Suwannee River areas, there is a river event in Marion County area that is offering people a chance to [...]

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“Speak Up For Florida’s Waters” to bring attention to plight of Florida springs and waterways

By on June 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:45 am

The decline of Silver Springs and many other waterways in Florida is the reason for a special environmental event tomorrow at Silver River State Park in Ocala called, “Speak Up For Florida’s Waters.”  The Florida Conservation Coalition, a nonprofit, nonpartisan [...]

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