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 less water, not everyone is on board with the overall plan to put 30-thousand cows so close to a major watershed:[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AdenaSpringsWEB.mp3]
Jo Carver, 60, is a stage 4 cancer survivor who has dedicated his life to the Santa Fe River. Now, he spends every Saturday on the river with a new mission to clean up Florida’s diverse freshwater springs and the rivers that stem from them. For his 60th birthday, his family of volunteers organized a clean-up in his honor.