Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

Flutterby Children’s Arts Festival in Rosemary Beach Nov. 8-9

The monarch butterflies have finally made their way to our Gulf coast so has the Flutterby Children’s Art Festival which celebrates the Monarch butterfly migration. The festival will be held Nov. 8-9 on the East Long Green in Rosemary Beach … Continue reading

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Cottages For Kids at Grand Boulevard Oct. 31 – Nov. 9

The eighth annual Cottages for Kids will take place in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin from October 31 through November 9 and will debut designer cottages for all to see.  Grand Boulevard’s Grand Park will be transformed into a small village … Continue reading

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Living Shoreline Trail opens at Eden Gardens State Park

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College in partnership with Eden Gardens State Park have completed a ‘Living Shoreline Trail’ to promote CBA’s living shoreline initiative and showcase the diverse vegetation at Eden Gardens State Park. The … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Oct. 29

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Lots of small trout being caught. Reds biting too on gold spoons. River: Hybrids at the mouths of the river, biting on shrimp right now. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report … Continue reading

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Historical tour of Coffee Nature Preserve Nov. 12

Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Explore the Coffeen Nature Preserve and its history of World War II missile testing. The 220-acre … Continue reading

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Walton County Master Gardeners host container garden lecture Nov. 5

The Walton County Master Gardeners are pleased to resume their popular lecture Series: How Does Your Garden Grow?  The first one of this season will be November 5th from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Coastal Branch Extension Office.  It … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society programs and events for November 2014

November 1: Field Trip to Laidlaw Preserve: Ron Houser of the Bay County Audubon Society will host a tour of the magnificent Laidlaw Preserve north of Vernon, FL. A wide variety of habitats ensure an interesting trip. Meet at the … Continue reading

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Take a guided kayak tour of Western Lake Nov. 13

Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. This tour is kayak only. Travel from the water entry point of Western Lake … Continue reading

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Energy Expo in DeFuniak Springs Nov. 8

Time: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The City of DeFuniak Springs will be hosting the third annual Energy Expo on Saturday, November 8, 2014. The expo is scheduled to start at 8:00 am with exhibits beginning at the caboose on … Continue reading

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Explore the scenic beauty of Dead Lakes in Wewahitchka, Florida

Interested in a unique paddling, boating and great fishing opportunities? Head over to Wewahitchka, Florida and explore the beautiful Dead Lakes area. The 6,700-acre Dead Lakes offer an abundance of great fishing for largemouth bass, crappie, shellcracker, bream, and catfish. … Continue reading

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