There are many great resources available on the Internet and through various organizations to help you learn more about water conservation, landscaping and lawn care, and how to enjoy and help protect springs.
Springs and Water Conservation Links
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Springs Initiative
Florida's Water: Ours to Protect
Florida Springs Locator
Florida Springs Database
Florida Geological Survey
Northwest Florida Water Management District
St. Johns River Water Management District
South Florida Water Management District
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Suwannee River Water Management District
Water Education Links
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Office of Environmental Education
Florida Project WET
EPA Water Information Site
The Groundwater Foundation
United States Geological Survey
Landscaping and Lawn Care
Florida-Friendly Landscaping and Lawn Care - FloridaYards.org
Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program - Univ. of Florida
Southwest Florida Water Management District, Xeriscaping
For these publications, contact your local Water Management District office:
"What you need to know about fertilizing and watering your lawn and landscape to protect Florida's springs," a 30-page booklet produced by the Nutrient Remediation Workgroup.
"A Guide to Environmentally Friendly Landscaping," Univ. of Florida, Coop Extension Service, 1996.
"Waterwise Florida Landscapes," produced by Florida's Water Management Districts.
"Rain Barrels: A Homeowner's Guide," Southwest Water Management District and Hillsborough County Florida.
"Florida Waters: A water resources manual from Florida's Water Management Districts," 2002.
Agriculture and Livestock
University of Florida Inst. of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Florida Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
Florida's Non-native Species
Golf Course Conservation Issues
History of Cave Diving
National Speleological Society
National Association for Cave Diving
The Karst Institute
Miscellaneous Web Resources
Everglades Radio Network
St. Johns River – The River Returns