A dream day at the beach can quickly turn into a nightmare. But the most likely cause won't be a shark.
Attend a turtle dig during the summer. Nest excavations are narrated by a volunteer, very educational for the young and old alike, and a great coastal nature experience worth attending!
Imagine a tree that takes five people to reach around it. It grows on Amelia Island and is Florida's "state champion" Loblolly pine tree.
Critically endangered North Atlantic Right whales historically are spotted during winter in Atlantic waters off eastern shores of Florida, Georgia and SC.
Brightly-colored fruit clusters of wild American Beautyberry can be seen around the island. Some make jam from berries.
Manatees are being electronically tagged to monitor movements, especially near Kings Bay Submarine Base.