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.

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.

Winter Whales Spotted Around The Florida-Georgia Border

North Atlantic right whales spotted near both Amelia Island, FL & Cumberland Island, GA this season.

Keep Nassau Beautiful Free Tree Giveaway

An Adopt-A-Tree drive-through event at three locations in Nassau County will provide one or two free trees to residents.