Category Archives: Eco adventure

Explore the outdoors in Walton County and Northwest Florida with an eco tour adventure with a guide or on your own.

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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Take a guided hike to No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 29

Date/time: Friday August 29th, 2014, 2 -3 p.m. Come join the rangers at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on a hike to view the parks’ natural beauty. This ranger led hike will take you through several of the ecosystems that … Continue reading

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Historical tour of Coffee Nature Preserve Sept. 3

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

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Enjoy a guided tour of the wet prairies and rare plants of Point Washington State Forest Sept. 1

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Tom Green ($10 for instructor, $5 CBA) Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm We will visit several wet … Continue reading

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Holmes Creek clean up day Sept. 16

Date/time: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Washington County Tourist Development Council along with Holmes Creek Canoe Livery, Old Cypress Canoe Rentals and Snaggy Bend Outfitters will host the first annual Holmes Creek Clean-Up on Tuesday, September … Continue reading

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Explore the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail at Northwest Florida State College South Walton campus

Interested in learning about native Northwest Florida plants and ecosystems? Head over to the Northwest Florida State College South Walton campus and explore the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail in Santa Rosa Beach. The Native Plant Demonstration Garden and … 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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Learn about dragonflies at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 8

Date/time: Friday August 8, 2-3 p.m. They are one of the neatest insects in the world. They are fun to watch and help to reduce the mosquito population. This program not only educates you about the dragon fly, but also … Continue reading

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Learn about sea turtles July 30 at Grayton Beach State Park or Aug. 1 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Learn about sea turtles at Grayton Beach State Park July 30 On Wednesday July 20 at 1 p.m. join ranger Lawrence aka Rooster as he gives an interpretive talk on sea turtles. Everyone is invited to come learn about the … Continue reading

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