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Ichetucknee Springs Reopens Entrance for Memorial Day

By on May 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: May 22, 2015 at 5:37 pm

Ichetucknee Springs is reopening the northern entrance of the park for Memorial Day weekend. 4,000 are expected to be in attendance during the three-day weekend.

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Legislature Proposes Reallocating Amendment 1 Funds

By on May 6th, 2015 | Last updated: May 6, 2015 at 10:23 pm

The Florida Legislature has proposed spending money earmarked for conservation in other places. The legislature recommended spending between $8 to $10 million of the $750 million conservation funds on land buys.

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Local Entrepreneurs Unite To Create High Springs Hangout

By on February 16th, 2015 | Last updated: February 16, 2015 at 5:29 pm

Two couples combine four businesses to make one large hangout for High Springs. The opening of The Corner is scheduled for next month.

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Florida Springs Impose Stricter Rules As Manatee Numbers Rise

By and on February 9th, 2015 | Last updated: March 13, 2015 at 12:32 pm

One of the four major springs along Crystal River, Three Sisters Springs has been closed on three separate occasions since November to protect manatees, which are an endangered species.

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Suwannee River Water Management District Gets $5.4 million For Springs Protection Funding

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection approved the District’s funding request on Wednesday for the improvement projects.

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Florida purchases land to protect state springs

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 10:53 am

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection purchased about 600 acres of land to protect Florida springs, but Florida Springs Institute Director Bob Knight said there is more to be done.

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