News of another potential Amelia Island development project of grand scale quickly got the attention of local media and island residents. It’s a really big deal on this small barrier island.
Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. __STEVE’S MARKETPLACE__ A treasure trove of activities/services for seniors has been unearthed in Nassau County. Ironically, some hidden treasures are part of it. Nassau County Council on Aging Since relocating into its impressive new headquarters, the Nassau County […]
An interesting environmental project is underway, the Old Town Fernandina Living Shoreline Project (A.K.A. the “Crab Trap” Project). According to the St. Marys’ Riverkeeper, the objective is “to establish a wave break that will halt or slow erosion of the marsh while simultaneously providing oyster habitat, and to reestablish lost marsh vegetation along the shoreline […]
An island development controversy arose recently when concern was raised about whether a new community under construction was being built on property that is “conservation” land.