Fernandina Beach and “Prudent Man Theory”

Applying the “prudent man theory” to issues facing the city of Fernandina Beach. “What would a prudent man (or woman) do?” Steve Nicklas discusses the library, Fernandina waterfront and marina silt, and city government.

Amelia Island Lighthouse, Oldest in Florida Circa 1838

Fernandina Beach is home to the Amelia Island Lighthouse, guiding mariners since before Florida was a state. Designed by Winslow Lewis, the Amelia Island Lighthouse circa 1838 has a double-walled tower and Third-Order Fresnel lens.

Southeast USA Housing Market Turnaround?

When the strategist who publishes the “Gloom, Boom & Doom Report” raves about the housing market in the southeastern U.S., you feel like you have to listen. Marc Faber, acclaimed editor of the often negative but always provocative report, says housing in many southeastern locations is among “the most attractive assets in the world.”

Wild Amelia Nature Festival 2012

Are you a nature lover? Do you love taking photos of nature? Well then, plan to attend the Wild Amelia Nature Festival happening in May 2012 (plus special FREE “Wild Nite” seminars being held monthly in Fernandina Beach leading up to the event). Learn about Amelia Island’s birds and lots more!

WANTED: “Florida-Friendly” Yards in Nassau County! FREE Gardening Clinics

Rebecca Jordi, Nassau County Extension Director, will teach Crape Myrtle pruning, fertilization, and pest management at free gardening clinic (also see more about other FREE gardening clinics). Are you a Florida-Friendly gardener? Nassau County Extension is looking for yards to recognize, find out more about program.

DEAL SEEKERS: House Hunters Eye Florida Real Estate

INSIDE SCOOP: Where do today’s homebuyers and renters want to live TOMORROW? FLORIDA, FLORIDA, FLORIDA. Of the top 10 US metros where demand among online house hunters is strongest, seven are located in the Sunshine State according to Trulia’s Metro Movers Winter 2012 Report.