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, […]

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 […]

Agenda, Santa Fe River Springs Protection Forum 2017-04-13

The agenda says it’s for a Santa Fe River Springs Protection Forum, but the venue at Otter Springs is on the Suwannee River downstream of the Santa Fe River, and Potash Corp Field Trip Summary is about the phosphate mine in Hamilton County well upstream on the Suwannee River, using pictures from the WWALS Southwings […]

Bell, Gilchrist County, FL, Sabal Trail, Santa Fe River 2016-11-23

Bell EMS looks a stone’s throw from the Sabal Trail pipeline corner, in these WWALS aerials from the Santa Fe River to Bell, Florida, in Gilchrist County. Bell Emergency Management Services (lower right), Sabal Trail bend to the east (top left) Photo: John S. Quarterman for WWALS, Southwings flight, 23 November 2016 Sabal Trail had […]

Sabal Trail HDD Santa Fe River 2016-11-23

Sabal Trail’s pipe is still laid out north of the Suwannee County horizontal directional drilling (HDD) site on the Santa Fe River, but it won’t be for long unless something stops it. Pictures by Beth Gammie and John S. Quarterman on Southwings flight for WWALS, 23 November 2016. N. up Sabal Trail across Santa Fe […]

Water Is Life Camp protecting Santa Fe River against Sabal Trail

It’s come to this: Protesters Arrested at Sabal Trail Construction Site, by Jim Tatum for Our Santa Fe River 13 November 2016, from Cindy Swirko, Gainesville Sun, 12 November 2016, Protesters of the Sabal Trail pipeline were arrested at the Gilchrist County construction site Saturday, and opponents of the gas transmission line said protests will […]

Aerials: Suwannee, Ocholockonee, Withlacoochee, Santa Fe Rivers, Okapilco Creek, Sabal Trail Moultrie CY3-6 @ WWALS Southwings 2016-10-22

Update 2016-11-07: You can put your own pictures on a related google map. From the air what you can’t see from the ground: Sabal Trail through north Florida and south Georgia. Driving down I-10, you wouldn’t know Sabal Trail was digging underneath you,g for example. On Saturday October 22nd 2016, Southwings flew WWALS over more […]

US 129 HDD Santa Fe River Sabal Trail 2016-10-22

Sabal Trail plans to start drilling here in the next few days. I count three houses within the blast radius just in this picture at the Santa Fe River just east of US 129 in Suwannee and Gilchrist Counties, Florida. See also Jim Tatum’s pictures of this Santa Fe River Sabal Trail HDD location from […]