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Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams September 18, 2021 Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples,…

Be BearWise: Follow FWC’s bear necessities this fall

Media Release September 14, 2021   Fall is approaching and that means Florida black bears are…

Pat’s Wildways: Leaping Lizards

Pat Foster Turley September 16, 2021 Many of you living here in Nassau County are very…

Timucuan Parks Foundation asks Volunteers to join them for the 2021 Florida Coastal Cleanup

Media Release September 13, 2021 Timucuan Parks Foundation will be leading two cleanups on Saturday, Sept.…

FWC approves three new Florida Saltwater Fishing Records

Media Release September 11, 2021 Whiting (Gulf kingfish) Captain Sidney Little caught the latest Gulf kingfish…

Pat’s Wildways: Free-ranging chickens of the Keys

By Pat Foster-Turley September 9, 2021 I’m sure many of you have heard about the chicken…

Deer hunters: Find answers to your FAQs

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission For immediate release: Sept. 4, 2021 Media contact: [email protected]  …

Labor Day last day to harvest bay scallops from the Fenholloway to the Suwannee rivers

Media Release September 3, 2021 The last day to recreationally harvest bay scallops from the Fenholloway…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Brent Collins August 27, 2021 Editor’s Note: Brent Collins is originally from Pennsylvania. When his…

Pat’s Wildways: The Reef is Dead

Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. September 2, 2021 It’s been ages since I’ve snorkeled on a coral reef,…

Amelia Island Bird Club schedules upcoming field trips for 2021-2022

Amelia Island Bird Club Press Release Submitted by Bill George [email protected] August 2021 The following field…

Blueline tilefish recreational season closes Sept. 1 in Atlantic state waters

Media Release August 26, 2021   Blueline tilefish closes for recreational harvest in Atlantic state waters…

City of Fernandina Beach Parks & Recs offers “Eco Tours by Amelia Naturally!”

City of Fernandina Beach August 2021 Still chances to experience Eco tours by Amelia Naturally! $20/adults,…

FWC temporarily prohibits take of freshwater softshell turtles and yellow-bellied sliders

Media Release August 26, 2021   FWC temporarily prohibits take of freshwater softshell turtles and yellow-bellied…

Pat’s Wildways: “Nature Watching From the Porch”

By Pat Foster Turley, Ph.D. August 26, 2021 Pat’s Wildways:  Nature Watching from the Porch It…

Apply now for FWC’s 2021-2022 High School Fishing Program curriculum and grant funding

Media Release August 24, 2021   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2021-2022 High…

Wild Amelia Annual Meeting scheduled for August 24 moved to Zoom

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne [email protected] August 21, 2021 Due to continuing concern…

FWC seeking feedback on proposed changes to diamondback terrapin rules

Media Release August 19, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking input…

Pat’s Wildways: Gardening Trials and Tribulations

By Pat Foster-Turley August 19, 2021 Well, I keep trying to grow vegetables but long ago…

Nassau County BOCC Approves New Tree Ordinance for Unincorporated Amelia Island

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager August 18, 2021 At the August…

FWC video outlines new rules to keep chronic wasting disease from spreading into Florida

Media Release August 12, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has introduced a…

Scientists in Florida and Georgia Share Water Quality Data on the St. Marys River

              Jacksonville, FL – In October 2011, the Regional Community…

Community Volunteers Needed for Pollinator Garden

Media Release Lynda Bell Keep Nassau Beautiful (904) 261-0165 [email protected] August 12, 2021 ​ 300 flowering…

Pat’s Wildways: One fine morning

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. August 12, 2021 My recent day started with a routine medical appointment,…

Timucuan Parks Foundation Presents Author and Columnist Mark Woods at its Exhibition at the Beaches Museum

Press Release August 11, 2021 Timucuan Parks Foundation and the Beaches Museum will host Author and…

FBCC passes measures in support of trees

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst August 7, 2021 The Fernandina Beach City…

Wondering about the impact of antler point regulations in Florida? Find out now!

For immediate release: Aug. 2, 2021 Media contact: [email protected]    An analysis of check station data…

Planting Nassau’s Future with Callahan Girl Scouts

Media Release Keep Nassau Beautiful August 7, 2021 Callahan Girl Scout Troop 336 initiate donation of…

8-foot hammerhead shark has an adventure at American Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst August 8, 2021 Two Jacksonville media outlets…

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and partners celebrate another successful Florida Python Challenge®

Media Release August 6, 2021 The 2021 Florida Python Challenge® yielded unprecedented results this year with…

Wild Amelia announces winners of 2021 Photo Contest

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne August 2, 2021 Wild Amelia is pleased to…

Spiny lobster seasons start soon

Press Release July 31, 2021   The 2021 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational…

Okefenokee Protective Alliance honors favorite photographer

Okefenokee Protective Alliance July 31, 2021

Pat’s Wildways: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

By Pat Foster-Turley Ph.D. July 29, 2021 It’s a bit far for a day trip but…

Save the Date: FWC Redfish Summit August 24 in Ocala

SAVE THE DATE: Redfish Summit 2021 Please join us for a day-long public discussion on redfish biology…

Pat’s Wildways: Natural History Museum and more in Gainesville

By Pat Foster-Turley,  Ph.D. July 22, 2021 If you are looking for a cool way to…

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host July 21 Workday at Castaway Island Preserve

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., July 19, 2021 – Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks will be hosting…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal & Kirsten Snyder July 17, 2021 Editor’s Note: The Snyder husband and wife team…

Just released! FWC’s 2021-2022 manatee and sea turtle decals

Media Release July 17, 2021   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) just released…

TrophyCatch celebrates exceeding 100 approved Hall of Fame catches weighing 13 pounds or heavier

Media Release July 17, 2021   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) TrophyCatch program…

Pat’s Wildways: Closing a chapter

By Pat Foster-Turley Ph.D. July 15, 2021   I finally acknowledged to myself that my professional…

New $10,000 award announced for the Florida Python Challenge®

Media Release July 10, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), South Florida Water…

Atlantic red snapper season to begin; anglers can help FWC gather data

Media Release July 9, 2021   Researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)…

Pat’s Wildways: A visit to the Ark

By Pat Foster Turley, Ph.D. July 1, 2021 For years now I’ve been hearing about the…

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host Volunteer Opportunities on July 5 and 7

The July 5 event is at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park and the July 7 event is…

Pat’s Wildways: Best birthday ever!

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. June 24, 2021 It was that time of year again: my birthday.…

North Florida Land Trust has helped to expand McGirts Creek Preserve

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., June. 24, 2021 – North Florida Land Trust has once again helped…

Pat’s Wildways: Nature at the Zoo

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. June 17, 2021   When you visit a zoo you expect to…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal and Kirsten Snyder http://www.moonbeampublishing.org June 12, 2021 Editor’s Note: The Snyder husband and wife…

Pat’s Wildways: A Day at the Zoo

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. June 10, 2021 How many of you have been to the Jacksonville…

City of Jacksonville with help from the North Florida Land Trust could soon acquire the first property for the McCoys Creek Restoration Project and the Emerald Trail

  North Florida Land Trust Media Release June 10, 2021 Jacksonville, Fla., June 9, 2021 –…

Up for some wild hog hunting this summer?

Media Release June 4, 2021   Now is also a great time to visit an FWC-…

“Pat’s Wildways: Rabbit trials and tribulations”

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. June 3, 2021   Welcome loyal readers and new ones too. I…