This State of the River Report for the Lower St. Johns River Basin was written by a team of academic researchers from Jacksonville University (JU), University of North Florida (UNF),  and Florida Southern College (FSC). This report has undergone an extensive review process including local stakeholders and an expert review panel with the expertise and experience in various disciplines to address the multi-faceted nature of the data.

The State of the River Report was funded through the Environmental Protection Board (EPB) of the City of Jacksonville (COJ), Florida, and the River Branch Foundation. The report comprises one component of a range of far-reaching efforts initiated by Jacksonville Mayors John Delaney and John Peyton and continued by the River Accord partners (including COJ, the St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD), JEA, Jacksonville Water and Sewer Expansion Authority (WSEA; until 2011), and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to inform and educate the public regarding the status of the Lower St. Johns River Basin (LSJRB), Florida (Figure 1.1).

Do you have questions or comments about the site or the Report? Would your group like to hear more about the Report? Email Dr. Gerry Pinto at gpinto@ju.edu