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Return here to learn the latest about the Homosassa River Restoration. We are funded by the State of Florida, and perform under supervision of the Department of Environmental Protection.

Here We post the latest news and developments, our plans, and share the science behind the restoration here.

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Short But Successful Beginning

November 15th marked the final day of restoration for 2020. A successful beginning with 96,000 square feet of river…

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Progress Report November 7 2020

Our second week of restoration continues to show results

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Progress Report November 2 2020

We finally are pulling muck from the river bottom. After 3 years of planning and gaining support, we're restoring the…

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River restoration work begins. After four years of planning, permits, and funding, restoration work is underway.…

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Homosassa River Restoration Science

Lyngbya the Green Slime

Lyngbya is the slimy green "algae" that forms mats on the bottom, and in warm weather grows columns to the surface.…

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Homosassa River Restoration de-watering Site Diagram

Deep De-Watering

When removing Lyngbya and decay from the bottom of canals, we pump hundreds of gallons a minute to a site where we make…

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What you will find here

We’ll bring you news about our

  • Plans – We share what’s going to happen in the upcoming months.
  • Progress – We tell you each time we complete a major part of the project, start on a new activity, or mark a milestone accomplishment.
  • Process – We explain how the things we are doing work, and how we do them.
  • Science – We begin with science to survey the river. We use science to measure our results.