Florida Springs Institute to Host Springs Field School in Silver Springs

SILVER SPRINGS, FL – The Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute (FSI) will host its annual Springs Field School from August 13th – 16th in Silver Springs. Florida’s artesian springs are an important natural resource, providing the basis for extensive wildlife support and human recreation. These springs and the Floridan Aquifer that feeds them are under increasing threats from human activities, including flow reductions, nutrient increases, aquatic weed management activities, recreational impacts, and a variety of water…

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5th Annual Give Springs A Break

Our yearly educational retreat, Give Springs A Break (GSAB), which takes place at Ginnie Springs Outdoors and is aimed towards young people, attracted 42 students and young professionals from around the state making it our biggest GSAB event! Funding for our 5th Annual GSAB was provided by First Magnitude Brewing Company. First Magnitude raised nearly $10,000 for the Florida Springs Institute during their 7.2k Springs Run event in January of this year. With endless possibilities, the FSI team…

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2018 First Magnitude Brewing Company Springs Run and Springs Fest

First Magnitude Brewing Company has been an avid springs supporter since opening in 2014, hence their springs themed name "First Magnitude". They have named close to a hundred beers including pilot batches and year-round beers after our springs and rivers! First Magnitude has taken their love for our local water resources farther than most.  For the past three years, they have raised thousands of dollars through fundraising events that support local environmental organizations. This year, First Magnitude selected the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute to…

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