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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance offering eco adventures this fall

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Visit South Walton and Northwest Florida State College, announces the fall season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Click here to learn more or call (850)200-4160. Surf Fishing … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society events for September

On Thursday, September 4, the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society will host a special program on the History of our Rivers and the Role of our Forests with a presentation by Barbara Albrecht, Volunteer Watershed Coordinator for the University of West Florida.  … Continue reading

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Snowy plover family doing well at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

As we enjoy our wonderful beaches in South Walton, many visitors and locals are not aware that we are sharing vital habitat for a variety of shorebirds. Our dune systems and coastal dune lakes provide perfect nesting areas and foraging … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided canoe/kayak tour of the Chain of lakes on the Choctawhatchee River July 25

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 South Walton. Meeting location: Northwest Florida State College South College, 109 South Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to DeFuniak Springs Oct. 11, 2014

A great day of outdoor fun in store Walton Outdoors is excited to announce we will be hosting our annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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Take a historical tour of Coffeen Nature Preserve July 16

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 South Walton. Explore the Coffeen Nature Preserve and its history of World War II missile testing.  The 220-acre … Continue reading

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Take a guided kayak tour of Western Lake July 10

Time: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in South Walton. We will travel from where the water comes in to Western Lake to … Continue reading

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Head out to the Choctawhatchee River with Backwater Tours

Interested in exploring a tucked away crystal clear spring on the Choctawhatchee River? Head out and discover nature at its best on with a river cruise with Backwater Tours. Captain Andy Coleman knows the Choctawhatchee River waterways and shares stories … Continue reading

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Take a guided nature hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park June 13

Date/Time: Friday June 13, 10 – 11 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park will be hosting a nature hike. There are lots of things happening in the preserve, wildflowers, birds nesting, fledging chicks, and beautiful scenery that will satisfy all … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided canoe or kayak tour of Lake Powell June 19

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 South Walton. We will meet at the Watersound Village Common area and caravan to the Watersound … Continue reading

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