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RIVER LIFE: The littlest denizens of the river are so intriguing

Recently, while listening to one of Jacksonville University’s marine science graduate students defend her thesis research, I was struck by how much life there is in the St. Johns River that no one can see without a microscope.

The life

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RIVER LIFE: Kingfish tournament gets people hooked on nature

The First Coast has an abundance of natural resources that we enjoy and maybe too often take for granted. I was reminded of this earlier this month during the 35th annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament.

I have been working with

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RIVER LIFE: Rediscovering the St. Johns through young people’s eyes

We often hear people complaining about the “younger generation.” They are often portrayed as aimless, self-centered and too connected to their electronic devices to pay attention to what is happening right in front of them.

This week we wrapped up

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Dr. Quinton White nets major state award for work in marine science education, research and conservation

Lifelong educator and researcher. River advocate. Marine biologist. Media commentator and columnist. Environmentalist. And now Dr. Quinton White can add another title to that long and growing list: Florida Wildlife Federation Marine Conservationist of the Year.

The director …

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