Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

Explore the life of flutterbys at the Panhandle Butterfly House

Curious about the magical life of a butterfly? Learn all about these amazing insects as you explore the Panhandle Butterfly House in Navarre, Florida. The interactive facility will entertain and educate as you watch the colorful insects in action. Walk … Continue reading

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Container garden lecture in DeFuniak Springs May 13

The Walton County Master Gardeners continue the lecture series: “How Does Your Garden Grow?” for the month of May. The top ten (and more) plants for successful container gardening will be the topic. Nothing brings instant color and interest to … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for April 29

Fishing is good! Bay: A few redfish bites in the bay along with trout biting. River: Catfish bite is on. Salt: Pompano bite is on. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where … Continue reading

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Have breakfast with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 9

Date/time May 9, 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them all … Continue reading

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Learn about the Florida black bear at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 1

Date/time: May 1, 1- 2 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to an informational program on the Florida Black Bear. This program will cover the basics of the bears life in Florida, such as life span, denning habits, … Continue reading

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15th Annual Choctawhatchee Bay Old Nick’s Speckled Trout Shootout May 23-25 and 30-31, 2015

Get ready for the 15th Annual Choctawhatchee Bay Old Nick’s Speckled Trout Shootout May 23-25 and 30-31, 2015. This great tournament has several divisions to enter! Download 2015 Trout entry form Adult and children’s divisions. Entry fee prior to tournament … Continue reading

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ArtsQuest comes to Grand Boulevard May 8-10

ArtsQuest, a fine arts festival produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) and presented by Visit South Walton and Grand Boulevard announces the complete entertainment schedule for the 27th annual Mother’s Day weekend tradition scheduled for May … Continue reading

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Spring Fling family fun in DeFuniak Springs May 2

Join the Friendship House of DeFuniak Springs for a day of family fun on May 2, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event will be held at 353 Juniper Lake Road, DeFuniak Springs. For more information contact (850) 892-0565. … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of the Choctawhatchee River and Morrison Springs May 18

Date/time: May 18, 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Learn about unique places tucked away … Continue reading

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Forest Service to restore 85 acres in Point Washington State Forest

The Florida Forest Service is in the process of restoring a historical, native Longleaf Pine (Pinus Palustris) ecosystem within Point Washington State Forest.  Initially, this will involve the complete removal of off-site Sand Pine (Pinus Clausa) on 85 acres.  A … Continue reading

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