Looking Ahead to Florida Parks Earth Day Events

Looking Ahead to Florida Parks Earth Day Events

The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental [...]

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Honey Badgers at Sounds on Centre

Honey Badgers at Sounds on Centre

Honey Badger don’t care, but we sure do! Yes, we care about this groovy Fernandina Beach band, featuring Mike Devareaux, percussion, Vic Deacon, guitar, Ray Hetchka, bass, Hupp Huppman, guitar, Hal London, drums, with special guests Dan Voll, guitar and [...]

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Cummelia Holds Spring Event

Cummelia Holds Spring Event

Cummelia was started in 2007 by four couples who were interested in promoting and connecting Amelia Island residents to the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Jacksonville. This developed into a group that organized an outreach program targeting Nassau [...]

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What is “No Meat March” All About?

What is “No Meat March” All About?

Some of us on Amelia Island have taken the No Meat March challenge. That means giving up meat and animal products for an entire month. No Meat March is a 31-day event that provides an opportunity for the community to [...]

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A Dune Called “NaNa”

A Dune Called “NaNa”

NaNa, the tallest dune in Florida, is a protected landmark due largely to the efforts of MaVynne Betsch (January 14, 1935-September 5, 2005), widely known as the "Beach Lady."  Betsch, who once performed opera in London, Paris and Germany, returned [...]

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