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Seventh annual St. Johns River Report finds cause for optimism, concern

The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …

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RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns as an economic engine

Earlier this month, I was in Costa Rica with a small group of friends, including a retired ornithologist from Jacksonville University, where we saw almost 200 species of beautiful birds, fast-moving monkeys, slow-moving sloths and colorful frogs. Quite a trip! …

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RIVER LIFE: St. Johns River a diverse ecosystem

The St. Johns River is so big and complex that it is hard to know everything about it, especially the who, what and where of plant and animal life at any given moment in time.

But I get help. When …

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RIVER LIFE: Clean drinking water may be in short supply

“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink” goes the line from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The statement may soon be more true than many in our area would like to believe in the …

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JU Marine Science Research Institute’s Dr. Gerry Pinto talks toxins on WJXT’s “This Week in Jacksonville”

Dr. Gerry Pinto, research scientist with Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute, and Dr. Radha Pyati, chair of the UNF Department of Chemistry, appeared Sunday, Oct. 27, on WJXT TV-4’s “This Week in Jacksonville” program to discuss toxins in the …

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Mathews Bridge to open Oct. 29

The Florida Department of Transportation says it will reopen all four lanes of traffic on the Mathews Bridge on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Here is news coverage of the FDOT announcement, which impacts many JU students, faculty, staff …

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Paving the way to a new era for Jacksonville University’s River House!

Come see the first River House pavers and be part of the fun!

Be among the first of our alumni, faculty, students, parents, staff and friends to purchase a personalized and commemorative brick paver for yourself, a loved one, a …

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JU, UNF researchers release full sixth annual River Report findings

The full Sixth Annual State of the Lower St. Johns River Basin Report, written by a team of scientists from the University of North Florida, Jacksonville University and Valdosta State University, has been released, with two new features also launched.…

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