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As Drought Adds To COVID-19 Woes, A Reminder To Conserve Water During Florida’s Dry Season

Alachua County had only 0.99 inches of rain in March, according to Fay Baird, the senior hydrologist of the Suwannee River Water Management District. This is less than 25% of what was expected for March, making it one of the driest Marches on record since 1932.

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Residents Rally As Decision Nears On Seven Springs’ Request To Pump From Ginnie Springs

While Seven Springs waits to see if it can get another 20-year permit renewal from the Suwannee River Water Management District, the community has mobilized. With the final say in the hands of its six-member governing board, residents have poured out in numbers to voice their opposition. 

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The New Vanguard Protecting Historic Sites From Sea Level Rise: Volunteers

By Brendan Rivers Thousands of archaeologically significant sites in Florida could be underwater within a century as seas rise, but there isn’t enough manpower, time or money to thoroughly research and excavate them all. With the prospect of losing so many clues about the past, professional archaeologists are hanging their hopes on a volunteer force of history enthusiasts. One of them is Jaime Bach. A cultural anthropologist who recently moved to Gainesville, Florida from California, she spent much of her

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