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.

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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Ranger program, cookout and a movie at Camp Helen State Park Aug. 6

Camp Helen State Park is offering a movie, food, and fun with a family-oriented movie, environmental interpretive program, and old-fashioned campfire cookout. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. in the recreation hall with an interpretive program led by a … Continue reading

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E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center presents Reptile Round-up Aug. 2

Come face to face with reptiles of all shapes and sizes. Discover the world of reptiles through arts and crafts, and other amazing activities. Alligators, snakes, turtles, and lizards oh my! General Admission: Adults: $8, Children $5, 2 and under Free Snacks and lunch … Continue reading

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Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge comes to Henderson Beach State Park July 24

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:30 a.m. – Noon Henderson Beach State Park will host the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge staff and their animal ambassadors on Thursday, July 24. In addition to learning how the animals were rescued, you will … Continue reading

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Learn about coastal critters at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 18

Date/time: Friday July 18th, 2014 – 2-3 p.m. Topsail hill Preserve State park invites you to a hands on program where you will learn what type of creatures can be found in this area. You will get to see various … Continue reading

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Take a historical tour of Coffeen Nature Preserve July 30

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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Ranger program, cookout and a movie at Camp Helen State Park July 23

Camp Helen State Park is offering a movie, food, and fun with a family-oriented movie, environmental interpretive program, and old-fashioned campfire cookout. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. in the recreation hall with an interpretive program led by a … 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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Morrison Springs now safe for swimming

Water now safe for swimming, diving Effective immediately, the Florida Department of Health in Walton County is rescinding the April 29, 2014 swim advisory for the Morrison Springs bathing place. DOH Walton feels that water quality in this area has … Continue reading

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Eco adventure paddle at Morrison Springs in northeast Walton County July 11

Time: 8:30 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 Beach. Vehicle … Continue reading

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