Key Talking Points Photo by John Moran
  • Restore 9,000 acres of valuable flood plain forests and 16 miles of river
  • Expand river recreation for fishing, boating, birding, hiking, camping and wildlife viewing
  • Uncover 20 hidden springs now buried by the weight of the reservoirs’ waters
  • Improve water flow in the Ocklawaha, St. Johns, and Silver Rivers
  • Restore migration of striped bass, shad, sturgeon, and many aquatic species
  • Provide safe access for manatees to the Ocklawaha, Silver River and Silver Springs
  • Improve fishing along the entire river
  • Bring economic benefits from new river users and supporting businesses
  • Reduce approximately $1 million in annual operating and maintenance costs

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