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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society activities for September 2016

Sept. 1: Monthly Meeting: Presentation: Sex in the Sitta (Genus: nuthatches):  the Complex Social World of the Brown-headed Nuthatch. By Jim Cox, Director Stoddard Bird Lab at Tall Timbers Research Station. There is a ton of intriguing biology wrapped up … Continue reading






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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 15, 2016

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors is pleased to announce we will be hosting our seventh annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Oct. 15, 2016. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at … Continue reading






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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society meeting Aug. 4

The Choctawhatchee Audubon Society’s monthly meeting will focus on the natural history and conservation of the Bahama Parrot. Although the Bahama Parrot is one of the closest native parrots to the United States, people rarely know of this species. Dr. … Continue reading






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Cool off on a hot summer day at Morrison Springs

Walton County Park offers spectacular scenery both above and below the water line Walton County offers many places to explore. In the summertime, the one that can’t be beat is Morrison Springs in the Northeastern part of the county. Just … Continue reading






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Explore the many facets of the Choctawhatchee River

An abundance of recreation awaits on the river Originating in southern Alabama, meandering south through northwest Florida in Holmes, Walton, and Washington counties, is the ever-changing Choctawhatchee River. The river arises and flows close to 140 miles southward, to eventually … Continue reading






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Explore Laidlaw Plantation Sanctuary in Vernon May 14

The Choctawhatchee Audubon Society will be hosted by the Bay County Audubon Chapter at their 400 acre Laidlaw Plantation Sanctuary on May 14. Meet at 7 a.m. in the CVS parking lot in Niceville’s Oak Creek Shopping center. Laidlaw Plantation … Continue reading






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Chipola Feather Fest April 15 – 18

Join in for a 4-day celebration of birds and wildlife in the beautiful Florida Panhandle, home to the world’s largest population of Red-cockaded Woodpeckers. The Chipola Feather Fest will provide you with the opportunity to see this iconic species plus … Continue reading






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