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Florida Springs Impose Stricter Rules As Manatee Numbers Rise

By on January 30th, 2015 | Last updated: January 30, 2015 at 6:35 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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