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.

St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach offers something for everyone

One of Florida’s top 10 parks chock full of adventure It doesn’t take long to understand why St. Andrews State Park is consistently named one of the top ten parks in the State of Florida. With more than 1,200 acres … Continue reading

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Learn about life in St. Andrew Bay Feb. 16

What Lies Beneath? Weird, huge, tiny, delicious, poisonous, squiggly, puffy, sleek, beautiful, and sometimes downright ugly, a huge array of interesting creatures live beneath the surface of our magnificent St. Andrew Bay. The Friends of St. Andrews State Park will … Continue reading

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Explore a scenic hike between the springs on Econfina Creek

Econfina Creek Recreation Area is an outdoor enthusiast’s perfect destination. Paddling, hiking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, and hunting within 41,363 acres of public land managed by Northwest Florida Water Management District and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The area … Continue reading

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Learn about wildlife at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 26

Date/time: January 26, 3 p.m. Explore the park with a Ranger. Discover what wildlife has been there before you by identifying their tracks and scat. Meets at Tram Stop #2. A $6.00 entry admission per vehicle into the park. Topsail … Continue reading

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4-H Teen Retreat at Camp Timpoochee Feb. 24 – 26

The University of Florida IFAS Extension 4-H offices are hosting a Teen Retreat at Camp Timpoochee Feb. 24-26, 2017. The weekend is for teens ages 13-18 in the Northwest District of Florida (4-H Districts I, II & III). If you … Continue reading

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South Walton home to hundreds of new artificial reefs in 2017

South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) has some great news for 2017. Seven years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) artificial reef deployment funding has been allocated, contracts awarded, … Continue reading

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