2024 Great Backyard Bird Count — Take 15 Minutes To Help Bird Research

The annual citizen science project encourages people to watch and count birds at home or anywhere, then share your observations.

Four Newborn Right Whale Calves Spotted Near FL-GA Border

Aerial survey teams spotted two moms with two newborn calves offshore of Amelia Island, Florida and in the Nassau Sound on Dec. 31, 2023.

Wild Song Birds — Bathing Beauties Seen On Amelia Island, Florida

Love birds and gardening? Providing water and planting natives will encourage wild birds to visit yards and help them survive.

November’s Right Whale Festival At Fernandina’s Main Beach Park

Festival celebrates return of North Atlantic right whales to Southern waters to give birth. Enjoy this fun, educational event featuring bands, vendor booths, exhibits, food trucks & more.

50% Off Florida Park Passes, Hunting & Fishing Licenses

Get the Florida resident discount by Jan. 13, 2024 to take advantage of state’s “Great Outdoors Initiative.”

North Atlantic Right Whales — October/November 2023 Events & Fundraisers

The Amelia Whale Ambassadors announced the following special events leading up to the annual Right Whale Festival happening Fernandina’s Main Beach Park the first weekend of November 2023. Oct 18, 2023 – Whales and Wine – Florida House Inn, 5-7 p.m. “Secrets of Right Whales.” A conversation about these critically endangered whales that arrive during […]

Nassau’s Fall 2023 Plant Sale Hosted By Master Gardener Volunteers

Nassau County Extension’s Yulee location is holding their fall 2023 plant sale.

Giant Silk Moths Are Fascinating To See Firsthand

Supersized moths — Luna and Polyphemus — are amazing to discover!