Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise Hosts North Florida Land Trust Organization
Amelia Island, FL – The Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise hosted Bonnie Barnes, Executive Director of the North Florida Land Trust, as its guest speaker on Friday, October 18th. Barnes shared with the club how the NFLT, a non-profit serving Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns counties, works to ensure a balance between development and conservation among Florida’s precious land, water, animals, and plant life.
The NFLT has protected over 2500 acres locally, including land at Big Talbot Island, the River Branch Preserve, Pumpkin Hill State Park, Moccasin Slough, and along the St. Mary’s River. The organization provides education, conservation, planning, restoration, and stewardship programs towards the goal of cultivating a legacy for future generations through protection of natural and cultural resources in North Florida. For more information on the organization, you can visit their website at www.NorthFloridaLandTrust.org.
Ms. Barnes is pictured here with Rotary Club president Mark Dennis.
The Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise meets every Friday at 7:30 a.m. at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. For more information about the club or to attend a morning breakfast meeting, please contact president, Mark Dennis, at mark@A1Awealthmanagement.com or go to www.ameliaislandrotary.com.