The Ichetucknee Alliance

"Ichetucknee/Trestle Point" painting by John Dame, Jr.

“Ichetucknee/Trestle Point” painting by John Dame, Jr.

On February 9, 2013, a group of 25 concerned local citizens from Columbia County and nearby areas met at the Fort White Library to hear presentations about declining water quality and quantity in the Ichetucknee River and its associated springs (collectively referred to as the Ichetucknee River System).

Speakers were Jim Stevenson, retired chief biologist with the Florida Park Service, and Dr. Robert L. Knight, president of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute. The meeting was facilitated by Jacqui Sulek, chapter conservation manager of Florida Audubon.

Following that meeting, we decided to form The Ichetucknee Alliance because of our concerns about serious threats to the health of the river system and our desire to provide an advocate voice for the river and springs.

We are a registered nonprofit corporation with the State of Florida and a tax-exempt public charity federally recognized under the Internal Revenue Code with 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.

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Confluence of the Ichetucknee and Santa Fe Rivers



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