Ichetucknee and Santa Fe River New Year Outing 2020-01-04

Leisurely paddle on two of the newest additions to WWALS and Suwannee Riverkeeper: the Ichetucknee and Santa Fe Rivers. We will also paddle past the notorious Sabal Trail fracked methane pipeline. When: Gather 9 AM, launch 10:30 AM, Saturday, January 4, 2020 Put In: Ichetucknee S.P. North Entrance, 8294 SW Elim Church Rd, Fort White, […]

Our Santa Fe River and Ichetucknee Alliance for water conservation

Much conservation activism lately on the third main tributary of the Suwannee River, the Santa Fe River, with its tributary the Ichetucknee River, both completely in Florida, unlike WWALS’ Withlacoochee and Alapaha Rivers, which cross from Georgia into Florida. They each have their own watershed groups, somewhat like WWALS. Christopher Curry wrote for the Gainesville […]

Suwannee Riverkeeper at Our Santa Fe River Board Meeting 2019-08-28

Thanks, OSFR President Mike Roth, for the invitation. Jim Tatum, OSFR, 31 August 2019, Suwannee RiverKeeper Quarterman is Guest at OSFR Board Meeting, Guest speaker at the August OSFR board meeting was Suwannee RiverKeeper John Quarterman from Georgia. John gave a detailed run-down of the benefits and responsibilities of a riverkeeper, of which there are […]

Dead River Sink and Iche Nippy Dip Day 2018-01-06

Reminder: the first leg of the Alapaha Quest has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 27, 2018, so see you at Sheboggy Landing then, not tomorrow. However, if you want to get out in the cold this Saturday, January 6, 2018, other groups have two outings scheduled in the Suwannee River Basin: Alapaha Dead River Hike […]

Which rivers?

Our many rivers include four (Alapaha, Withlacoochee, Santa Fe, and Suwannee Rivers), six (plus New and Little Rivers flowing into the Withlacoochee), ten (plus Willacoochee, Alapahoochee, and Little Alapaha Rivers flowing into the Alapaha, and Dead River flowing out of it), thirteen (Black River, Little River, and Gopher River flowing into the Suwannee River), or […]

Suwannee River Basin watershed organizations and Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council

Update 2015-06-22: SOS will remain focused on the Lower Suwannee. Can’t tell the players without a card, and there’s a new player at Monday’s Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council 2015-06-15, in between south of Satilla Riverkeeper and WWALS Watershed Coalition: Save Our Suwannee. Also, WWALS is now WWALS Watershed Coalition, a WATERKEEPER® Affiliate, conserving the […]

Suwannee River Basin

Update 2019-11-03: Basin landings now include those in the Okefenokee Swamp and on the Ichetucknee and Santa Fe Rivers, which are part of Suwannee Riverkeeper territory since September 26, 2019. Update 2018-02-18: Added basin map with all landings on Little, Withlacoochee, Alapaha, and Suwannee Rivers. Update 2017-10-08: Updated basin map and some added links. About […]

Suwannee River Basin

About waterbodies beyond WWALS Watersheds in the same Suwannee River Basin. This material will be updated in the Basin page. South Georgia, north Florida Recent posts Georgia’s Suwannee-Satilla Water Management Council Florida’s Suwannee River Water Management District Suwannee River Wilderness Trail 2014-06-14: Biggest city in Suwannee River watershed? Suwannee Bioregion Coalition? Upper Suwannee River

The Alliance opposes any new pipelines in these areas –Ichetucknee Alliance to FERC

Filed with FERC 17 December 2013 and on the Ichetucknee Alliance facebook group: Lucinda F Merritt, Fort White, FL. The Ichetucknee Alliance (http:// ichetucknee alliance.org) opposes placement of any new natural gas pipelines under, over or through the 5.5-mile long Ichetucknee River, including the area of Ichetucknee Springs State Park, the area of Columbia County […]

Ichetucknee Alliance thinks it got the pipeline to move

According to their facebook page today, a conservation group in Florida convinced Sabal Trail to steer clear of their springs. Or did they? The “written assurances” they they got from Spectra’s Andrea Grover say “preferred” and “currently”. In any case, some of Ichetucknee Alliance’s positions are just as valid in WWALS’ watersheds. Here’s an excerpt […]