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NOTES OF THE FLORIDA SIERRA CLUB MEETING on December 3, 2016

By Maryvonne Devensky    1)Report By Paul Thibault re: JOHN MUIR  – 150th Anniversary Project  1867-2017 Paul Thibault, Sierra Club member, presented his research on the hike John Muir did from Fernandina Beach to Baldwin 147 miles (in 8 days) in October 1867. Start of trail at Park in FB. […]


From the Chair – Maryvonne Devensky

Who ever talked about the “slow days of summer” was not talking about my summer…Here are some things I want to share with you: On July 9, the SSJ Executive Committee heard Vice Chair of the National Speleological Society, TJ Muller, explain the position of the NSS in their fight […]


CONSERVATION REPORT by Whitey Markle

Adena/Sleepy Creek C.U.P. approved by SJRWMD Despite having appealed decision to transfer a Consumptive water Use Permit (C.U.P.) for 14.2 million gallons/day (GPD) of fresh groundwater the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), the St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) Governing Board approved it on July 14th. 50 persons spent the […]


Letter from Florida Springs Council to Florida DEP

Submitted via email to Drew.Bartlett@dep.state.fl.us on July 6, 2015. The Florida Springs Council (FSC) is a consortium of 28 organizations whose 100,000+ members share a deep concern with the health and restoration of Florida’s springs. Since its formation last year, FSC has provided recommendations to Florida’s legislative and executive branches […]