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.
Explore northeast Florida nature at Big and Little Talbot, two islands located just off Amelia Island’s southend. Special hosted tours and bluegrass music festival fundraiser for conservation efforts.
The threatened GOPHER TORTOISE has a presence in all 67 Florida counties, dwelling in dunes and upland habitat “including forests, pastures and yards.”
Have you seen Gopher Tortoises in Amelia Island’s sand dunes? They are most active during the warmest parts of the day, and represent “a healthy, balanced environment.” Grow Carolina Jessamine in full sun or shade, it’s drought tolerant and not picky about the soil. Read more about northeast Florida nature and gardening topics.