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Florida's Waterways Being Invaded By Pythons, Lionfish And Now Willow Trees
2013-01-08 21:09:24

Foreign invaders such as pythons and lionfish are not the only threats to Florida's natural habitat. The native Carolina Willow is also starting to strangle portions of the St. Johns River.

2010-07-21 08:44:00

PALATKA, Fla., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Photographs reflecting the majestic beauty and character of the St. Johns River by 15 photographers have been selected as finalists in a new photo contest to promote the beautiful scenes along the St. Johns River.

2008-10-02 18:00:14

By Ronald L. Littlepage I'm going to get my hopes up once again. For years, I've pushed the idea of capitalizing on our beautiful waterways to attract tourists to our area, as well as provide our residents an opportunity to enjoy our great natural resources.

2008-10-02 18:00:14

By STEVE PATTERSON SANFORD - A high-stakes legal fight over using St. Johns River water in Central Florida utilities opened Wednesday with lawyers arguing about the need for and impact of the river withdrawal.

2008-09-26 18:00:29

By STEVE PATTERSON ORLANDO -- Water wars like the fight over St. Johns River withdrawals will only grow unless Florida learns to manage its water better, experts and policymakers meeting Thursday said.

2008-09-26 18:00:29

By RONALD L. LITTLEPAGE The St. Johns River, always beautiful, especially sparkles on a fresh fall day when the temperature finally dips into the 50s after a long, hot summer. Thursday was such a day in Jacksonville and the river, indeed, sparkled.

2008-09-23 18:00:21

By DAVID HUNT Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said reducing Jacksonville's murder rate and protecting the St. Johns River would be priorities for him in the White House.

2008-09-22 18:00:19

By Steve Patterson GAINESVILLE - Taking too much water from the St. Johns River could fuel toxic algae blooms and suck water from underground aquifers, scientists meeting Sept. 17 said.

2008-09-18 18:00:29

By STEVE PATTERSON GAINESVILLE -- Taking too much water from the St. Johns River could fuel toxic algae blooms and suck water from underground aquifers, scientists meeting Wednesday said.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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