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Bay scallop conservation measures approved for St. Joe Bay

St. Joe Bay season Aug. 22 – Sept. 5 At the June 23 meeting near Apalachicola, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved measures to conserve bay scallops in the St. Joseph Bay area. The measures include delaying … Continue reading






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FWC votes to postpone bear hunting in 2016

EASTPOINT, Fla. – July 22 the seven-member Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) voted to postpone bear hunting in Florida in 2016. Although the framework for bear hunting in Florida remains in place, there will be a zero hunt … Continue reading






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Independence Day celebrations around Walton July 4

South Walton Seaside 8 a.m. – Seaside 4th of July Parade. Starts at Seagrove Plaza, 3723 East C-30A, Seagrove Beach. The parade will leave the plaza at 8 a.m. and travel west to Seaside where each entry will be judged. … Continue reading






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Reading with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park June 20

Date/time: Monday June 20th, 9-10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State park invites your little ones to Reading with a Ranger. Join the ranger to hear a story about nature as she reads The Bumblebee Queen by April Pulley Sayre. This … Continue reading






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Walton County fishing report for July 15

Fishing is good Bay: Still good redfish bites. A few trout still biting. Surf: A mixed bag of redfish and pompano. River: Big catfish being reeled in along with shellcracker. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought … Continue reading






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4-H offering day camps in DeFuniak Springs this summer

4-H Cloverbud S.T.E.M. camp June 29 -30 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) is sure to make summer science anything but boring. Your child will have hands on learning through science experiments, group activities and fun crafts. Registration is limited … Continue reading






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Camp Helen State Park hosting movie, food and fun on June 29

The third annual Movies & More series continues on Wed., June 29. The evening begin at 5:30 p.m. in the park’s Recreation Hall with a brief interpretive program led by a Camp Helen Park Ranger or other expert. The program … Continue reading






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