Free the Ocklawaha River Coalition – For Everyone!

The Free the Ocklawaha River Coalition includes 60 organizations representing thousands of members from across Florida and beyond. Its mission is to restore the Ocklawaha as a free-flowing River, reconnecting the Silver and St. Johns Rivers, and elevating the regional benefits for all.

International, National, State and Regional Organizational Members

  • American Rivers
  • Alachua Conservation Trust
  • Audubon Florida
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Defenders of Wildlife
  • Earth Ethics, Inc.
  • Earth Justice Florida
  • Florida Conservation Voters
  • Florida Defenders of the Environment
  • Florida Native Plant Society
  • Florida Springs Council
  • Florida Springs Institute
  • Florida Wildlife Federation
  • Friends of the Everglades
  • Friends of Lake Apopka
  • Ichetucknee Alliance
  • 1000 Friends of Florida
  • Our Santa Fe River, Inc.
  • Paddle Florida
  • Public Trust Law
  • Rainbow River Conservation
  • Save the Manatee Club
  • St. Johns Riverkeeper
  • Sea Turtle Conservancy
  • Sierra Club Florida Chapter
  • Silver Springs Alliance

Other Local Organizational Members:

  • Alachua County Audubon Society
  • Calusa Waterkeeper
  • Duval County Audubon Society
  • Marion County Aquaholics
  • Marion County Audubon Society
  • Matanzas Riverkeeper
  • Oklawaha Valley Audubon Society
  • One Revolution Jacksonville
  • Orange Audubon
  • Putnam Land Conservancy
  • Santa Fe Audubon Society
  • St. Johns County Audubon Society

Business and Other Orgs

  • A Cruising Down the River
  • Adventure Outpost
  • Blazing Paddles
  • Chase Properties
  • Freshwater Journeys LLC
  • Geo Trippin Adventure Company
  • Hell’s Bay Marine
  • North Star Charters
  • Olsen Associates
  • Rebah Farm
  • Saturiba, Co.
  • Whitey’s Fish Camp
  • Wild Birds Unlimited Gainesville

Other types of organizations:

  • Aquiferous
  • Dommelvisrecht-Netherlands
  • Environmental Discussions Group Manatee County
  • Gainesville Friends Meeting of Friends Religious Society
  • NAACP Environmental Justice Committee Alachua County
  • Riverside Presbyterian Church Sustainability Committee
  • Springs Eternal Project

To have your organization added to the coalition list, contact Margaret Spontak at