Acquiring lands in a springshed is one of the best ways to protect springs and rivers,
and a judge just said the Florida legislature can’t divert funds from that purpose of Florida Amendment 1, which was passed by 75% of the people of Florida.
St. Johns Riverkeeper, blog, 14 June 2018,
Legal Victory for Conservation Lands,
On June 15, 2018, Florida Circuit Judge Charles Dodson ruled in
favor of environmental organizations that the land conservation
constitutional amendment overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2014
requires funding to be used for land acquisition, restoration and
management, not for other purposes.
Earthjustice, Joe Litte of Florida Defenders of the Environment and
the plaintiff organizations— Continue reading