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.

Take a guided tour of the wet prairies of Grayton Beach State Park April 22

Dates/time: April 22, 10 – 11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Join the Park Ranger for an informative … Continue reading

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Learn about gopher tortoises at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 24

Date/time: Friday April 24th, 2015, 1 – 2 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State park invites you come learn about the state tortoise of Florida, the Gopher Tortoise. These animals play an important role in our local upland ecosystems, and can … Continue reading

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Learn about WWII history and more in a guided tour of Coffeen Nature Preserve

Spring tours offered in April and May The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Dates: April 25, May 6, May 16 … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe trip of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 17

Date/time: Friday April 17th, 2015, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join Topsail for a unique opportunity to paddle Campbell Lake. Located within the heart of Topsail Hill, Campbell Lake is the largest of the parks two coastal dune lakes. You … Continue reading

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Have breakfast with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 11

Date/time: Saturday April 11, 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them … Continue reading

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Take a Guided paddle tour Western Lake and enjoy lunch at the Red Bar with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

Dates/time: April 23, May 12 – 9 a.m. – 1 pm. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Explore Western Lake … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike of No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 3

Date/time: Friday April 3, 1 – 2 p.m. Coastal dune lakes are extremely unique and rare worldwide. During this hike Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. This hike … Continue reading

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Enjoy Stargazing at Henderson Beach State Park April l7

Date/time: Friday, April 17, from 4:15-10 p.m. Henderson Beach State Park will host a star gazing program. Volunteers from the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association will set up several telescopes for public viewing of star clusters, planets, and galaxies and answer … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center April 11

Help celebrate the world we live in at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center’s annual Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 11th. The event, sponsored by Gulf Power and Gulf Coast Insulation, is a community festival geared towards appreciation, conservation, and … Continue reading

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Happy first day of spring!

Happy first day of springtime in Walton County. Head out along a trail in south Walton, the conradina is in bloom everywhere. Trail Maps: North Walton: NokuseTrail BayLoopTrail South Walton: TopsailHillStateParkTrail PointWashingtonTrail GreenwayTrail GraytonBeachTrails DeerLakeTrail

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