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Cumberland Nature

Gopher Tortoise Study On Cumberland Island

A study of gopher tortoises has been underway for four years on Cumberland Island. Watch interesting video, learn why fire benefits this species and pine habitat.

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Highlights Nature Summer

Coastal Nature’s Wild Pops of Purple

Here’s a look at some wild and pretty purple blooms and berries that can be seen around Amelia Island as summer wanes into fall.

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Beaches Nature Sea Turtles Summer

Sea Turtle Nests Shatter Previous Record

The number of Amelia Island sea turtle nests through June 30, 2019 has shattered the previous nesting record set back in 2016 for the same time period through June, and by quite a lot.

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Beaches Nature Sea Turtles Travel

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.