The USDA has a new conservation plan for the Southeast’s threatened gopher tortoise. On Amelia Island, this keystone species can be spotted in the sand dunes by the beach.
Fewer people are on the beaches after Labor Day. The lifeguard towers are removed from the seashore signaling the transition of seasons, summer to fall.
North Florida is a conservative area. Pro-Trump supporters held events Labor Day weekend around Amelia Island, including a boat parade and plane flyovers along the beaches.
Many will move to low-tax states with fewer rules and less congestion, like Florida.
Great news for America’s National Parks is the “Great American Outdoors Act,” providing desperately needed funding for the nation’s wondrous places.
A new review of Old Town’s Spanish grid by the University of Florida was approved by the city.