EVENING OUT: Tours, Activities, Treats For Fun Night in Fernandina

Take an evening ride — on a trolley, river boat, or in a horse-drawn carriage. Tour historic Fort Clinch by candlelight. Love nature? Watch an evening sea turtle nest excavation at the beach this summer. Like competion? Play some miniature golf with the family. Enjoy some sweet treats at Fernandina’s ice cream and frozen yogurt shops, Fernandina Fantastic Fudge, or Peterbrooke Chocolatier.

Florida Gardening: Beach Plant Silverleaf Croton Helps Reduce Erosion

Silverleaf croton is one of many important sand dune plants essential for reducing erosion by keeping the sand dunes in place. It can provide shelter for small animals and invertebrates. Also learn more about how to control the American grasshopper to avoid injury to citrus, corn, cotton, oats, peanuts, rye, sugarcane, tobacco and vegetables.

Ideas For Fernandina Beach City Government Cost-Cutting

Fernandina Beach’s city’s budget is saddled with liabilities and encumbered with revenue shortfalls. A painful budget process has ensued this summer. To help city officials with what is a difficult and thankless process, Steve Nicklas offers some potential answers to the financial test before them. Some can be employed now, others later.