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.

Choctawhatchee and Bay Audubon programs and events for January 2015

Choctawhatchee Audubon programs and events: 8 January: Monthly meeting and program “Adaptive Wild land Fire Management at Eglin AFB” by Brett Williams, Fire Management Office, Eglin AFB Florida.  The presentation will be an introduction to the importance of fire to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from Walton Outdoors

Thankful “For each new morning with its light,
 For rest and shelter of the night,
 For health and food, for love and friends,
 For everything Thy goodness sends.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Choctawhatchee Audubon programs and events for December 2014

December 4: Monthly Meeting and Program: Pictorial Survey of Birds that are Rare or Difficult to Identify during the Christmas Bird Count by Alan Knothe, biologist.  The Christmas Bird Count is an internationally recognized survey monitoring the population of birds.  … Continue reading

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E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center hosting a Winter Wonderland Dec. 6

E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is hosting a Winter Wonderland Event ​on Saturday, December 6, ​from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will include a live penguin show at 11:00 & 11:45, holiday themed photo-booth, gingerbread house decorating, Florida snow machine, … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike along No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Nov. 21

Date/time: Friday Nov. 21st, 3:30 – 5 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you on a hike to view the parks natural beauty. This ranger led hike will take you through several of the ecosystems that make this park … Continue reading

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Pioneer Day at Rocky Bayou State Park Nov. 15

The Friends of Emerald Coast State Parks are hosting Pioneer Day on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park in Niceville (4281 State Highway 20, just east of the Rocky … Continue reading

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Dead River Landing in Bruce now offers 16 campsites

Eight new campsites now open Located at the eastern end of Seven Runs Creek, just north of Bruce, there is a waterway area called Dead River which slowly opens up into the Choctawhatchee River. Dead River Landing park is a … Continue reading

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Learn about white tail deer at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Nov. 14

Date/time: Friday Nov. 14th, 3-4 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you come learn about our most ubiquitous mammal, the White Tailed Deer. This program will cover the general life cycle of our deer, where they bed down, what … Continue reading

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Free entry to Florida State parks Nov. 11

In honor of Veterans Day, there will be free entry for everyone at state parks* on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The Florida Park Service encourages residents and visitors to celebrate veterans and active military personnel by bringing them to one of the 171 … Continue reading

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Learn about animal tracks at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Nov. 7

Date/time: Friday Nov. 7th, 3 – 4 p.m. This all ages program is designed to be a hands-on learning experience in the art of tracking. You will learn different types of tracks and which animal makes them. Then you will … Continue reading

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