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RIVER LIFE: Have your say about area’s waterfront

The St. Johns River is many things to many people, but not everyone has the opportunity to enjoy it as much as they would like. And while this has been known for some time, very little has been done to …

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FIT LIFE: Where we live affects our health

If you are like most Americans, you have already broken your New Year’s resolution of becoming healthier. Research published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology reveals that only 8 percent of us actually achieve our New Year’s resolutions.

Could we

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RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns River is a present itself

As we celebrate this season — and, yes, I know this column appears on Christmas Day — my thoughts have turned to the gifts of the St. Johns River that we enjoy every day.

The river has given us so

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RIVER LIFE: Flatness is part of what makes the St. Johns River unique

As I have written in this column many times, the St. Johns River is a fascinating place with many twists and turns, both physically and biologically. The unique nature of the river is driven by its flatness.

The St. Johns

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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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