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  1. Trump declares State of Emergency in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | ABC Action News

    ... in the counties of Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla. Emergency protective measures, limited to direct federal assistance will be provided at 75 percent funding ...

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  2. District Public Land Tract Closures Due to Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    LIVE OAK, FLA., Oct. 10, 2018 Due to Hurricane Michael, many of the Suwannee River Water Management District's public lands throughout the Suwannee Valley have been closed to public access until further notice. District policy requires District public lands to be closed to public access during inclement weather once areas are under a tropical storm watch or higher.

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  3. District Initiatives Emergency Order In Preparation For Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    LIVE OAK, FLA., Oct. 8, 2018 The Suwannee River Water Management District has issued an emergency order for Hurricane Michael, which is expected to begin impacting parts of the Suwannee Valley and northwest Florida by Tuesday evening. Following Governor Scott's Executive Order No.

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  4. Madison County prepares for Hurricane Michael: schools close; shelter opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... s, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin, Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson, Taylor, Hamilton, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy...

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  5. What Should People In Northern Florida Cities Like Gainesville Know About Red Tide?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... his time out on the water as a wonderful gift, hopes the harmful toxin won't spread to areas like Cedar Key, Suwannee, Crystal River, Keaton Beach and Horseshoe Beach, where he spends his time during fishing trips. "I think the club would like to ...

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  6. District Seeking Public Input Regarding Local Water ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    In an effort to improve outreach with local citizens, the Suwannee River Water Management District is seeking public input on the perceptions, knowledge and use of the water resources throughout the Suwannee Valley. "At the District, we believe strongly that fulfilling our mission of responsibly stewarding the water resources of the Suwannee Valley includes understanding the perceptions and concerns of our local citizens," said Katelyn Potter, communications director for the District.

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  7. Community Golf Course Above Par With Water ConservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    Local golfers can enjoy green fairways while they support water conservation thanks to a recent project with the Suwannee Country Club, City of Live Oak and Suwannee River Water Management District . Located approximately five miles east of downtown Live Oak, the project has allowed the Suwannee Country Club to utilize reclaimed water to irrigate the golf course instead of pumping fresh groundwater.

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  8. Heavy Rains Increase Risks For FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    LIVE OAK, FLA., Aug 6, 2018 Rainfall across the Suwannee Valley has increased levels in the aquifer across much of the 15-county region of the Suwannee River Water Management District and the springs and rivers are flowing; but so is water in the streets in some areas. The District is warning residents to be prepared as we move into what is typically the most active months of the year for tropical weather.

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  9. Suwannee Valley Is Leading The Way In Water-Saving ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    LIVE OAK, FLA., July 10, 2018 Water is being saved by the millions of gallons across the Suwannee Valley, thanks to a partnership program with the Suwannee River Water Management District and area farmers. The program helps farmers to implement water-saving devices known as soil moisture sensors throughout their farming operations by sharing the cost of the technology, known as cost share.

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  10. Water Reuse Helps Meet Water Supply DemandsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    LIVE OAK, FLA., May 15, 2018 As Florida's population continues to increase, so does its need for water. Within the Suwannee Valley, the demand for water is expected to increase by 30 million gallons of water per day by 2035.

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  11. Massive leaping sturgeon return to Suwannee RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | The Daily Commercial

    ... why the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is warning boaters that sturgeon have returned to the Suwannee River for their annual upstream spawning migration, which will continue until waters cool this fall. They advise boaters to ...

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  12. County Animal Shelter Kill Rates on Downward Trend for North Central Florida CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... 12 counties - Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hernando, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Putnam, and Suwannee. Marion County's euthanasia rate has remained steadily above 50 percent since 2010. Of the nearly 10,000 dogs and cats ...

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  13. Brower, Judy DurrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    JUDY DURRETT BROWER, 76 SUWANNEE - Judy Durrett Brower, 76, of Suwannee passed away February 18, 2018. She was born January 7, 1942, to John and Clennie Durrett of Bessemer, Alabama.

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  14. Exploring Florida's Panhandle, campground by campgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... display with their majestic dunes rolling gently to an emerald sea. The Withlacoochee River (left) merges with the Suwannee River (right) at Suwannee River State Park. (Bob Rountree, FloridaRambler.com/Courtesy) Our safari kicked off along the ...

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  15. High Tech Farming Helps Improve Water QualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    LIVE OAK, FLA., Nov. 30, 2017 Innovative technologies are providing farmers and producers in the Suwannee River Water Management District the opportunity to try new agricultural techniques and equipment aimed at improving water quality through precision fertilizer and nutrient application. Provided by the District in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Precision Agriculture Program offers $2 million in new cost-share/grant funding for area farmers to implement cutting-edge technologies that improve water quality.

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  16. Assistance available for agricultural land damaged by IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Historic City News

    ... Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Lucie, Sumter, Suwannee, Union, and Volusia. Farmers and ranchers seeking NRCS financial and technical assistance can sign up for EQIP at their local ...

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  17. Commissioner Adam Putnam Expands Concealed Weapon License Partnership to Osceola County Tax CollectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Capital Soup

    ... Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Walton, Wakulla and Washington. Consumers can still apply for or renew a concealed weapon license via mail or at ...

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  18. From Feed To Maze: GIS Technology Maps The CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Suwannee River Water Management District

    LIVE OAK, FLA., Nov. 6, 2017 A sorghum field turned maze is providing learning opportunities for Branford High School FFA students on the use and benefits of geographic mapping technologies and their uses throughout the Suwannee River Water Management District . The District worked with students to format, map and create a jack-o-lantern-themed sorghum maze using geographic information systems and geographic position systems technologies.

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