Daily Archives: March 25, 2014


SSJ opposes Central Florida water initiative

Whitey Markle, the Conservation Chair of the Suwannee-St. Johns group, has written to Mr. Tom Bartol in Engineering and Environment Services to oppose the Central Florida Water Initiative. Whitey says that the districts are downplaying the importance of water conservation. You can view the letter below, or download the DOC […]


Yankeetown air potato roundup

The first annual Yankeetown Air Potato roundup was held recently, and was sponsered partly by the Suwannee-St. Johns Sierra Club. Air potato vines are invasive and can quickly take over a wooded aread. White Markle, the Conservation Chair, helped organize the effort. You can view his comments in the video […]


Orange Creek Management Plan

In a letter to Ms. Mary Paulic of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Whitey Markle, the Conservation Chair of the Suwannee-St. Johns group of the Sierra Club, has expressed concerns about the Orange Creek Basin Management Plan. You can view the letter below, or download the DOC file here. […]