Beautiful Solutions to Pesky Problems
Throughout the past fifteen years, Jekyll Island has been revitalized to become the beautiful island we know today. Necessary parking areas and park spaces have been redesigned with native plant landscaping, beautifying the infrastructure of the island in popular areas. One space, however, lacks this redesign—the public parking lot adjacent to Tortuga Jack's restaurant. Beyond the issue of the lack of native landscaping and screening vegetation, the site faces a functional problem. Without catchment in place, heavy island rainstorms cause excessive runoff stormwater to flow across Beachview Drive and into the mini-golf facility, causing water and debris damage. Read more to discover how JIA is utilizing donor support to fix the issues.