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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:

Ecological Health assessment of suwannee river springs

Learn about our year-long study of four Outstanding Florida Springs on the Suwannee River

Learn about The Florida Springs Institute’s 3 year project on the Lower Santa Fe River

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YEARS MONITORING

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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

Stop subsidizing those who harm springs through pumping, pollution

By Robert Knight. The Gainesville Sun, October 29th, 2021 Kudos to the owners, editors and reporters of the Gainesville Sun and the Ocala Star Banner for renewing their in-depth investigative reporting about the declining conditions at Florida’s springs. The original Fragile Springs series was published in November 2013 and subsequently was awarded

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Latest Silver Springs Fish Study Shows Exotic Fish Explosion

Scientists have been studying the fish population at Silver Springs for decades. The most recent study completed by the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute (FSI) reveals a troubling trend. Blue tilapia, an exotic fish, has exploded at Silver Springs over the last two years to 88% of the total

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