Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

Florida Audubon seeking shorebird stewards for area state parks

Do you like the beach? Do you want to help our coastal wildlife survive? Become a part of the statewide efforts to help protect Florida’s beach-nesting shorebirds. It’s that time of year again when Florida’s rare shorebirds are nesting on … Continue reading

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Walton County Memorial Day services May 29

Gum Creek Cemetery DeFuniak Springs 8 a.m. Gum Creek Cemetery, one of the oldest in Walton County, is thought to be at least 160 years old. As such, it marks the final resting place of veterans from American’s wars all … Continue reading

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Old Nick’s Redfish Round Up 2017 tournament results

The Old Nick’s Redfish Round Up on May 20 was the largest redfish tournament in the Florida Panhandle to date. With 75 teams entering the 12th annual event, anglers from across the panhandle competed for more than $15,000 in prize … Continue reading

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Nature lovers celebrate 25 years of South Walton conservation land

As our community  grows, many residents and visitors continue to be in awe of the extraordinary amount of recreation land we have in South Walton county. However, some newcomers have no idea how we acquired such a vast and beautiful … Continue reading

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Health advisory issued for Morrison Springs

The Health Advisory is issued on May 17, 2017, for Morrison Springs. The Advisory is issued based on the criteria for fecal indicator bacteria. This should be considered a potential health risk to the bathing public and swimming is not … Continue reading

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Geocaching event at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park every Wednesday

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Topsail Hill State Park invites you to enjoy their “one of a kind” geocache program every Wednesday through Nov. 8. Visitors can check in at the Camp Store and pick up the geocache packet. This … Continue reading

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