How Water Moves: A Simple Question with Complex Answers

Love Kumar is one of the researchers involved in Apalachicola Riverkeeper’s Slough Restoration Project. Love is an Environmental Engineer with a Masters in Environmental Engineering & Management. He is currently studying the hydrology and chemistry of sloughs along the Lower Apalachicola River in pursuit of his Ph.D. at the University of Florida. Love has been […]

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Monkey Breeding Facility Proposed in Bainbridge

January 23, 2024–A monkey-breeding facility has been proposed for Bainbridge, Georgia (Decatur County) in the Flint River Basin. The complex would eventually hold up to 30,000 long-tailed macaques that would be sold to universities and pharmaceutical companies for medical research. Bainbridge is located just north of Lake Seminole. Water consumption and  water quality impacts from

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Defending Water in 2023

December 20, 2023–As we prepare to head full steam into 2024, we pause to reflect on 2023. Twenty-five years ago, a group of people concerned about numerous threats facing the Apalachicola River and Bay, met to discuss what could be done to protect Florida’s one-of-a-kind Apalachicola River system for decades to come. On December 7,

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Big Cheers to 25 Years!

Big Cheers to 25 Years of Protecting the Apalachicola River, Floodplain, and Bay! December 3, 2023- It was equal parts birthday party and anniversary celebration with a dash of holiday cheer at the Apalachicola Yacht Club where members and supporters of Apalachicola Riverkeeper gathered to commemorate 25 years since the founding of the independent organization

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SGI Landings Proposal

December 30, 2023-The Landings at St. George Island On March 5, 2024, beginning at 5:00 p.m. (ET), the Franklin County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public workshop to discuss The Landings at St. George Island, FL located at 41 West Bayshore Drive, St. George Island, Fl 32328. The meeting may be attended in

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Graham Creek

Graham Creek: A Nonbinary Paddle By Chris Watkins Graham Creek is a mystical place, running through a tupelo-cypress swamp, lined on all sides by wide-based, twisting and knobby trees that remind one of long, warty witches’ noses. The black, tannic tupelo tea of the stream has almost no perceptible current, so the paddle strokes of

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Exploratory Oil and Gas Drilling in Apalachicola River Basin

December 20, 2023 Clearwater Land & Minerals submitted an application to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for a Permit to Drill a new oil and gas well (previously permitted to the Cholla Company*) in Section 10, Township 3 South, 9 West in Calhoun County. This drilling site is located in the Apalachicola River floodplain.

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UPDATE: Legal Challenge to Water Control Manual

December 13, 2023 Conservation partners Apalachicola Riverkeeper, Florida Wildlife Federation and National Wildlife Federation will ask the Court to continue consideration of our legal challenge to the US Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) updated water control manual. This legal challenge was combined with a legal challenge to the water control manual made by the State

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