St. Johns River

St. Johns River Water Management

Environmental officials are investigating a freshwater turtle die-off in Florida.

Senate Backs Forever Florida, St. Johns Proposals

Dec 10, 2017

Measures that would double Gov. Rick Scott's spending request for the Florida Forever conservation program and earmark money to improve the St. Johns River continued to move easily through the Senate on Thursday.

This year’s State of the River Report concludes there’s a lot of room for improvement when it comes to some nutrients and pollutants that cause toxic algal blooms, including chlorophyll and fecal coliform. That’s even though levels of certain pollutants like phosphorus and nitrogen, have been trending downward in the last 10 years.


A blue-green algae bloom in Doctors Lake is posing a serious health risk to swimmers.

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An environmental group is suing to block the dredging of an important shipping channel in the St. Johns River in Jacksonville.

A Northeast Florida state senator is trying to get more environmental dollars flowing toward the St. Johns River.

He’s proposing $35 million more for projects along the river that flows from Central Florida to Jacksonville.