Daily Archives: February 26, 2015

Earth Day Luncheon Honors Marjorie Carr

Keynote Speaker Peggy McDonald, Author of Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment The Cultural Arts Coalition, SSJ Sierra Club, Association of Women in Science, Florida Defenders of the Environment (FDE), and Alachua Audubon Society are sponsoring an Earth Day luncheon and silent auction honoring Marjorie Carr on Wednesday, April […]

Good News From Chair!

Good news! On Tuesday February 10, 2015, the Alachua BOCC adopted a resolution to support a statewide legislation to ban the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), acid fracturing and well stimulation treatments for oil and natural gas exploration. Using fracking in Florida, like anywhere else, could produce tremendous damage on […]


There was a “Town Hall” meeting in Palatka on February 9 featuring the local politicians and a representative from the Jacksonville/ Duval County Chamber of Commerce. A handful of environmentalists attended, but did not speak as the room was filled with venom. The group SAVE RODMAN was there en masse […]