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


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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 whose work has been heard on NPR and seen in PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor. She began her career at The Associated Press. Her book on the Everglades, under contract with Johns Hopkins ... Read Full Bio »

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