Right Whale Festival, Free Admission Event At Fernandina’s Main Beach

A fun, family-friendly, educational festival. Celebrate the winter arrival of this critically-endangered species to coastal waters off northeast Florida and Georgia, where whales give birth and nurse calves.

Sea Turtle Nesting Activity Subsides As Fall Arrives At The Florida-Georgia Border

As the calendar turns to September, it’s a surprise to find a new sea turtle nest. Instead, mostly happening this time of year is the emergence of hatchlings.

North Florida Land Trust To Host Two American Beach-Focused Events

Trolley tour of American Beach followed by speakers, jazz music, and food. Fundraising for “Amelia Forever”.

The Nature of Places: Fort Clinch State Park

The pandemic added an extra layer of appreciation for places like Fort Clinch, Amelia Island’s largest natural area.

Bird Observation At Spoonbill Pond

Just off Amelia Island’s south end, across the Nassau Sound bridge, sits Spoonbill Pond. It’s an excellent spot for sighting a diversity of bird species.

Land Preserved In American Beach

The “Amelia Forever” initiative continues in 2021 to acquire land for preservation. The North Florida Land Trust has purchased three parcels in historic American Beach.

NFLT’s Efforts To Save Land From Development

North Florida Land Trust’s “Amelia Forever” Initiative Learn about the North Florida Land Trust’s mission to acquire and preserve more land, both on and near Amelia Island, and elsewhere around northeast Florida. Watch the short, two-and-a-half-minute “Amelia Forever” video below by the NFLT about land parcels that have been saved in recent times. According to […]

Right Whale Calf Fatally Wounded By Boat, Aerial Search Locates Mom

The severe challenges faced by North Atlantic right whales, a critically-endangered species, was brought front and center in northeast Florida this week.