Keep Nassau Beautiful Spring 2022 Free Tree Distribution

A springtime tree giveaway for Nassau County residents is planned. The three drive-thru pick-up locations are in Fernandina Beach, Yulee, and Callahan.

Annual Great Backyard Bird Count — Citizen Science Project, Feb. 18-21, 2022

WATCH! COUNT! SHARE! Observe birds for 15 minutes (or more) on at least one of four days. Can you spare a little time for the birds?

Snowbirds Love Warmth of Southern Places — People & Feathered Friends Alike

Many escape cold weather elsewhere, flying south.

Observe Feathered Friends During Great Backyard Bird Count

Help contribute data about bird sightings. It takes as little as 15 minutes to count just one day during the event.

Rebecca L. Jordi Cooperative Extension Office

A construction project that broke ground over a year ago, the new Nassau County Extension office is anticipated to be completed in fall 2020.

Children’s Butterfly Book By Nassau Extension’s Director

Rebecca Jordi has written a children’s book, “Zoe’s Mission.” She plans to donate proceeds to the UF/IFAS horticulture program.

Florida Noxious Weed Elephant Ear

Is this invasive plant in your yard? Elephant ear can be seen growing around Fernandina Beach. Not native, it’s considered a Florida noxious weed.

Tree Care: Are You Mulching Trees Properly?

To prevent future tree problems, mulch area that is the diameter of tree at breast height multiplied by 3. This is a large area under old oak trees.