Category Archives: Birding

Explore birding opportunities in Walton County and surrounding area

Take a guided tour of south Walton’s coastal dune lakes Sept. 16

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Brooke Saari, UF/IFAS Sea Grant Extension Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This educational tour will introduce participants … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided birding tour of Walton County on Saturdays in Sept. and Oct.

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Enjoy a birding tour on Saturdays in September and October (except. 10/18). Time: 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. All … Continue reading

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Black skimmers successfully nest at Henderson Beach State Park

Learn about the shorebirds and see the chicks up close through a birdscope this Sat. and Sun. A pair of black skimmers have successfully nested and hatched three chicks at Henderson Beach State Park this summer. These beautiful shorebirds arrived … Continue reading

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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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