Kicking Off Summer Beach Season 2019

Information about Amelia Island beach parks, driving onto the beach with 4WD vehicles, and recent beach news.

Second Amelia Island Beach Visitor Run Over

Police have responded to two separate hit-and-run incidences on the beaches of Amelia Island within a month. Responding to calls when people who had been sunbathing were run over.

Nassau’s Juggling Act of Rapid Growth

Residents are worried their little slice of paradise is getting sliced up by unchecked development. Some growth is good; too much growth, uncontrolled, is bad. We are teetering on the latter.

Nassau Seeks Public Input About Amelia Island Beaches

Nassau County, Florida has formed a “Beach Community Working Group” and is seeking public input about Amelia Island’s beaches.

Are Fernandina Beach City Officials Representing Residents?

Fernandina Beach residents have been left to wonder if city officials are representing them. Time and again, city officials – both elected and unelected – make dodgy decisions threatening our idyllic lifestyle here.

Fernandina Beach Shrimping History

This documentary-style, “Editor’s Pick” video about Fernandina’s shrimping history features aerial views of Amelia Island with interesting interviews plus vintage images and old film footage.

2019 Wild Amelia Nature Festival

The Wild Amelia Nature Festival features a sea turtle release at Fernandina’s Main Beach. The centerpiece event is the Eco-Expo at Rec Center. Plus fun eco tours at various venues including Egans Greenway, boat cruises on the river, and kayaking adventures.

Florida Garden Talk

Florida gardeners, it’s not too late to plant certain herbs, vegetables, bulbs and annuals. See suggestions. Plus answers on additional topics.