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.

Enjoy breakfast with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 14

Date/time: Saturday March 14th, 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 all … Continue reading

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Caverns to Coast Bike Tour March 21 – 27

Custom design your own bike tour from Florida Caverns State Park to Port St. Joe Location: Florida Caverns State Park, Marianna, FL The Caverns to Coast Tour, Bike Florida’s 2015 spring ride, is headed to the Northwest Florida Panhandle for … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike to Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 7

Date/time: Saturday March 7, 12:30 -2:00 p.m. Coastal dune lakes are extremely unique and rare worldwide. Come join the folks at Topsail and hike through some of Topsail’s best ecosystems culminating with a stop at Campbell Lake. This is an … Continue reading

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Getting to Know the Natives – Garden and Trail Tour offered by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

Dates offered: March 3, March 18, April 8, April 22, May 5, May 20 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. … Continue reading

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Black Bear Affair at E. O. Wilson Biophilia Center March 7

You’re invited to a Black Bear Affair! Learn all about Florida Black Bears at the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center. The Bear Management team from FWCC leads an interactive Mystery Bear Box program for kids in the theater at 11 a.m. and … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of the wet prairies of Grayton Beach State Park March 3

Dates/time: March 3, 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 … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided hike to No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Feb. 28

Date/time: Saturday February 28, 1 – 2 p.m. Come shake off the winter cobwebs and get outside for this nature hike. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. This … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society March 2015 events

March 5:  Monthly Meeting and Program: “Pollinators in Peril”, By Marie Harrison, author and contributing writer to Florida Gardening.  Marie will discuss the role of pollinators in local ecosystems, reasons for their decline, the importance of choosing native plants and … Continue reading

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Williford Spring renovations on track, planned opening for summer 2016

Features include canoe dock, boardwalk, picnic pavilions The Northwest Florida Water Management District, along with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), are working on the major restoration of Williford Spring in southern … Continue reading

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Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition journeys through Walton county March 7

Meet the expedition team at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center On Saturday, March 7, 2015, the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition will be coming to the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center to share their journey and mission from across the state of Florida. … Continue reading

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