Florida Springs Institute

Written by Brandon

Florida Springs Institute is working toward the vision of having a permanent research center focused on springs and aquatic ecology and education at a major Florida spring. In the meantime, we are devoting our time and energy to developing restoration and management goals for as many springs as possible and advocating for their protection and restoration.

Our principal short-term goal is to raise public and agency awareness about the need to cut back on groundwater extraction and nitrogen loading to groundwater.

By Brandon

I’ve been an outdoorsman most of my life due to a network of nature loving friends and family camping trips growing up. Paddling the mouth of McCoys Creek in Jacksonville FL inspired me to play an active role in keeping our outdoor spaces healthy for the enjoyment of others. Looking at ways to play a larger impact outside of grassroots cleanups, I’m working on a few personal projects under the concept of sustainability that focuses on the 3 P’s: People, Profit, Planet.

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