Earth Day on Jacksonville’s Emerald Trail

Jacksonville, FL — Groundwork Jacksonville is celebrating Earth Day on the city’s up-and-coming Emerald Trail.

The Emerald Trail will eventually encompass 30 miles of trails, greenways and parks that will link 14 neighborhoods in Jacksonville’s urban core.

It’s expected to be completed by 2029.

Saturday’s event is taking place along the S-Line Biodiversity Corridor.

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Shanell Davis-Bryant with Groundwork Jacksonville said, “The S-Line is the city’s rails to trails project that is the only built section right now for the Emerald Trail, but there’s more coming.”

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Guests can learn about eco-friendly activities like native landscaping, water conservation and composting.

The Earth Day celebration runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2335 North Davis Street.

Free parking is available at Christ Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church.