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30-Year Restoration of St. Johns River Headwaters Reaches Completion


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Photo courtesy the University of North Florida

Work is complete on a 30-year, 250 million dollar restoration of the St. Johns River’s headwaters, one of the largest wetland restoration efforts in the world.

The work was done to resurrect a more natural flow of water in the headwaters of the state’s longest river, which begins in central Florida and flows north toward Jacksonville.

90.7 environmental reporter Amy Green talked with St. Johns Riverkeeper Lisa Rinaman about the work.


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Amy Green

About Amy Green

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Amy Green covers the environment for 90.7 News. She is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a regular contributor for NPR, PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other top news organizations. Her in-progress book on the Everglades is under contract with Johns ... Read Full Bio »

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