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The Apalachicola River Project is an interdisciplinary effort of students and faculty from Florida State University in partnership with The Apalachicola Riverkeeper and other community organizations. The project aims to bring renewed attention to the Apalachicola River, named the #1 most threatened wild and scenic river in the US in 2016. 

Intro Video

Watch a short introduction to the complex issues stressing the Apalachicola River Basin.  From the Jim Woodruff Dam to the Apalachicola Bay, the ecology, economy and culture of the river are under threat.

Student Experiences

Read about student experiences as they travel along the river, meet with local fisherman, beekeepers, and business owners.

Social Media Campaigns

Follow the work of FSU graduate students as they harness the power of social media to draw attention to this complex and fragile ecosystem.


See the data generated by FSU Environmental Science majors as they measure the health of the river and contribute to a growing data set that puts hard numbers on the impacts of the policy decisions.

Water Wars

Riverkeeper Responds

Latest News

Political Response

WFSU Radio Story

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