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We would like to offer our sincere thanks and appreciation to our sponsors for their support. Without their generous assistance, the "Water's Journey: The River Returns" film and web documentaries would not have been possible.
St. Johns River Water Management District Link
St. Johns River Water Management District The St. Johns River Water Management District is responsible for managing ground and surface water supplies in all or part of 18 counties in northeast and east-central Florida. Primary objectives of the District are to provide sufficient water for users and the environment, protect and improve surface water resources and provide flood protection. Interview with Kirby Green, Executive Director Kirby Green is the executive director of the St. Johns River Water Management District, a position to which he was appointed on July 11, 2001. A former deputy secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), he is a native of Jacksonville, Florida.
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Link
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services The primary mission of the Department of Agriculture is to: safeguard the public and support Florida's agricultural economy by ensuring food safety and wholesomeness through inspection and testing programs; assist Florida's farmers and agricultural industries with production and promotion of agricultural products; and protecting the state's agricultural and natural resources by reducing wildfires, promoting environmentally safe agriculture practices and managing public lands.
Florida Department of Education Link
Florida Department of Education The fundamental premise at the core of the state's education policy is unequivocal: every child can learn and no child should be left behind. Addressing accountability and improving student learning, raising standards and improving training for educators, reducing truancy and improving school safety can realize this policy.
Department of Environmental Protection Link
Department of Environmental Protection The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the lead agency in state government for environmental management and stewardship. The department administers regulatory programs and issues permits for air, water and waste management. It oversees the State's land and water conservation program, Florida Forever, and manages the nationally award-winning Florida Park Service. The department is the main architect of the $7.8 billion funding and management plan to restore America's Everglades - the largest water restoration project in the history of the world.

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