Critical Wildlife Areas

CWA boundary:

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Note that the property owned by Nassau County known as South Amelia Island Public Beach Access is excluded from the boundary.

County: Nassau

Total Area: 250 acres

Closure Dates: March 1 – September 1

Focal Species: Least tern, Wilson's plover

This CWA encompasses much of Amelia Island State Park, extending north along the beach between the Coastal Construction Control Line and Erosion Control Line.

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