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Friday, May 22nd 2015

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Friday, May 8th, 2015

Florida Springs - Jean Blackburn & Margaret Ross Tolbert

Runs through Saturday, June 6th, 2015 

Time & Place

Visual Arts Center of Northwest FL; 19 E.4th Street, Panama City, FL

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May 8 - June 6, 2015

Opening Reception May 8, 6-8pm CDT

Contemporary Florida artists Jean Blackburn and Margaret Ross Tolbert create art about the beauty and wonder of Florida's natural springs. This exhibit pairs Jean Blackburn's paintings with Margaret Ross Tolbert's Sirena series.

TUE / THURS: 10am - 8pm CDT
WED / FRI / SAT: 10am - 6pm CDT

SUN / MON: Closed

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Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Ranger Stroll

Runs through Friday, May 22nd, 2015 

Time & Place

4:00 PM EDT
Silver Springs State Park; 1425 NE 58th Avenue; Ocala, FL 34470

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Free with regular park admission.

Take a deep breath and join a ranger for a walk in the gardens along the Silver River. End your week with an informative stroll as Rangers answer questions and point out some of the highlights of Silver Springs State Park. This group will take a spin around the garden loops for about third of a mile.

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352-236-7148 | Web

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Blue Springs Alliance Public Forum

Runs through Friday, May 22nd, 2015 

Time & Place

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center; 815 S. Alabama Ave; DeLand, FL 32724

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Hear from community leaders about the threats to Blue Spring and the region's water supply and what the community is doing to address these threats.

Blue Spring Alliance Forum: Current Developments in the Blue Spring Basin and Springs Related Issues in Florida

AGENDA:

- Welcome & Introduction to the Blue Spring Alliance – Saundra Gray, Chair, Blue Spring Alliance

- Threats to Florida Springs, Keynote – Clay Henderson, Esq., Senior Counsel, Holland & Knight LLP

- Primer on Ways to Remove Nitrogen from Waters Before the Water Enters our Springs – Dr. Martin Wanielista , Director, Stormwater Management Academy, University of Central Florida

- Water Quality Challenges Facing the Blue Spring Basin: Septic Tanks, Stormwater, and Wastewater Disposal – Keith Riger , P.E., Director, Public Services, City of DeLand

- Florida Springs Council – Heather Culp, Esq., Associate Director, Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute

- Project H2O – Chad Truxall , Director, Marine Discovery Center

- Blue Spring Alliance Activities 2015 – Stephen Kintner , Vice Chair, Blue Spring Alliance

Everyone is welcome to attend and encouraged to ask questions, give input, and participate in the Blue Spring Alliance.

Mission of the Blue Spring Alliance:
To enhance protection and restoration of the quantity and quality of water flowing to Blue Spring from its springshed, and of fish and wildlife habitats in the spring and spring run.

Steering Committee Organizations: Blue Spring State Park, Cities of DeLand, DeBary, Deltona, Lake Helen and Orange City, County of Volusia, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Springs Institute, Friends of Blue Spring State Park, Save the Manatee Club, St. Johns River Water Management District, Stetson University, UF - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences,and West Volusia Audubon.

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