Author Archives: Anna Occhuizzo

  • Volunteers Needed on the Greenway September 21

    Posted on September 16, 2016 by in Archive

    All hands on deck! Kathy Russell, Greenway Manager, has asked for volunteers to help cut back some brush and overhanging branches on a short .8-mile (eight tenths of a mile) stretch of the North Greenway Trail. We will work in 2-hour increments beginning at 8:30-10:30 am and again 4:00-6:00 pm on Wednesday, September 21. Why by […]

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  • August 2016 Open Meeting Summary

    Posted on August 27, 2016 by in Latest

    Our meeting this August was a great success! Not only did we get great ideas about our upcoming Greenway Preserve Initiative, but this energetic group donated both time and money to our cause. So what is our Greenway Initiative? The Greenway Preserve is a major island asset enhancing the beauty of Amelia. It is a preserve which […]

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  • Stop Increased Density

    Posted on August 15, 2016 by in Archive

    It seems another developer is doing his best to convince the City Commission that the density code should be relaxed so that the parcel of land at Lime and 14th Street can go from under 50 units to more than 200 with some commercial space added in for good measure. All because the bank – […]

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  • The Moral Imagination to Combat Climate Change

    Posted on April 16, 2016 by in Archive

    Recently, AIEK sponsored, along with Oceana, a screening of the new Josh Fox documentary, How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change. The evening with the Let Go and Love Tour at the Sun-Ray Cinema, an important gem in Jacksonville, was a night of insights beginning with feeling […]

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  • HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN’T CHANGE

    Posted on March 22, 2016 by in Archive

    Meet Oscar-nominated filmmaker JOSH FOX, creator of GASLAND Wednesday, April 6th 6:30 p.m. at the Sun Ray Cinema in Jacksonville, at a FREE screening of his new documentary. In his new documentary, HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN’T CHANGE, Josh Fox continues to use his deeply personal […]

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  • Manatees, State Parks, and Lignin, Oh My!

    Posted on February 10, 2016 by in Archive

    On February 9, AIEK held its first 2016 open meeting. There were 20 community members in attendance to hear our 5 speakers on topics ranging from maintaining manatees on our endangered species list to the proposal for a new lignin plant at the Rayonier site. First up, our board member Coleman Langshaw spoke about the […]

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  • Meeting Tuesday 2/9 Baker Hall

    Posted on February 4, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    This Tuesday at 6:00 pm in Baker Hall (Amelia Museum) AIEK will host a general meeting including representatives from Wild Amelia, Sierra Club, along with updates and information on LignoTech Florida (a new Rayonier venture) and our Port Authority. Please come and find out what AIEK has planned for the upcoming months. Come lend a […]

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  • Welcoming in the New Year

    Posted on January 6, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    2015 gave birth to Amelia Island Earthkeepers. It’s membership grew to 689, and board members participated in Giving Back on December 20th, supporting the plan for a solar farm at the airport, and along with volunteers participated in the International Coastal Cleanup event collecting 10 pounds of nonorganic trash. AIEK hopes to achieve more this year beginning […]

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  • Open Meeting October 8 Cancelled

    Posted on October 1, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    We’re sorry that our meeting at the Marlin & Barrel Distillery this Thursday, October 8, at 7:30 pm has to be cancelled. Please continue to watch our site and our Facebook page to learn more about Amelia Island Earthkeepers, Amelia Tree Conservancy and other environmental groups.

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