Monitoring our Water quality Water quantity Springs ecosystems Rivers Drinking water

Safeguarding our future

THE FLORIDA SPRINGS INSTITUTE IS A 501(C)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

Working to PROTECT
Florida's springs through
sound science and education

Learn about our Citizen Science program:

Learn about The Florida Springs Institute’s ongoing project on the Lower Santa Fe River

OUR IMPACT

8

YEARS MONITORING

10

WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS COLLECTED

235

SpringsWatch SAMPLING TRIPS

> 16,000

VOLUNTEER HOURS

THE SPRINGS BLOG

THE NORTH FLORIDA SPRINGS

ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

The North Florida Springs Environmental Center is currently open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10 am – 4 pm.

We are open on Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment. Call the office to learn more! 

MONITORING OUR SPRINGS

SAFEGUARDING OUR FUTURE

THE FLORIDA SPRINGS INSTITUTE IS A  501(C)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

WORKING TO PROTECT FLORIDA'S SPRINGS THROUGH SOUND SCIENCE AND EDUCATION

OUR IMPACT

8

YEARS MONITORING

10

WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS COLLECTED

235

SpringsWatch SAMPLING TRIPS

> 16,000

VOLUNTEER HOURS

Learn about The Florida Springs Institute’s ongoing project on the Lower Santa Fe River

THE SPRINGS BLOG

The next fatality in Florida’s springs pandemic?

Robert L. Knight. Published in the Gainesville Sun on August 14th, 2020 Rainbow Springs, located in southwest Marion County, long nourished the Rainbow River with over 450 million gallons per day of cool, clear and clean groundwater. During Florida’s inevitable droughts, Rainbow’s reliable groundwater discharge historically supported productive fisheries in

Read More »

Prevent Further Damage to our Imperiled Springs

Robert L. Knight, Published in the Gainesville Sun, June 19, 2020 Science tells us that it has been about 4.5 billion years since the Earth cooled from a cloud of primordial gases. Earliest life appeared on this rocky planet sometime after the appearance of liquid water — about 3.5 billion years

Read More »