SHELL SECRETS THE MAGIC of a sea turtle next excavation Treasured Trees of Amelia Island Amelia Island's trees do much more than ooze Southern elegance with their limbs draped in the romance of Spanish moss. They are a vital part of the maritime forest eco-system, and many have a special story to tell. Top Tips for Sea Turtle Season Did you know that about 90 percent of sea turtle nesting in the U.S. takes place in Florida? Here's what you need to know to enjoy this unique time on the beach while helping to protect these endangered animals. (Photo: Sandra Baker Hinton) Eco-tourism on Amelia Island Float, pedal, cruise, bike and ride horseback on your grand eco-tour of Amelia Island's natural treasures. TripAdvisor provides tips on all the ways you can explore the Island. Wild Amelia Nature Festival Posted on May 02, 2016 An exciting three-day weekend of events and outdoor adventures for everyone, the Wild Amelia Nature Festival is May 20-22nd and features unique eco-tours, a sea turtle release, an eco-expo, and more. Read Post » Nirvana on Amelia: 6 Great Spots for Yoga Posted on August 06, 2015 Here are six perfect places located around Amelia Island to inspire yogis from absolute beginners to power practitioners. We wish you well in your practice on Amelia Island. Namaste. Read Post » Top Tips for Sea Turtle Time Posted on July 19, 2015 Amelia Island is one of the idyllic spots where the ancient rituals of turtle nesting and hatching unfold during the summer. Here's what you need to know before you arrive. Read Post » Treasured Trees of Amelia Island Posted on May 02, 2015 A big part of what makes Amelia Island so beautiful - and what literally helps preserve it - are the lush trees that comprise the maritime forest canopy, with its uniquely windswept profile and the presence of trees that have been present for decades and sometimes centuries. Read Post » Wild Amelia Nature Festival The Wild Amelia Festival celebrates the unique habitat of Amelia Island and is designed to showcase and educate participants about the local environment, as well as the species that call it home.