Category Archives: Nature

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society showing coastal dune lake film May 5

The Choctawhatchee Audubon Society will host a showing of a short film on Florida’s Coastal Dune Lakes on the Northwest Florida State College campus on Thursday May 5, 2016. Award winning filmmaker, Elam Stoltzfus, has provided a stunning view of … Continue reading






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Historical tour and hike of Coffeen Nature Preserve May 4

Time: 9:30 -11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College announces the spring session of its award winning eco-tourism initiative, Discover Roads Less Traveled: Eco-Adventures of Walton County. Led by local experts and professional naturalists, Discover … Continue reading






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Stargazing at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 30

Date/time: Sat., April 30 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Join the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association for Topsail under the stars event. Come to Topsail and visit with local astronomers to learn about the stars and constellations above Topsail Hill Preserve. … Continue reading






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Gulf coast lupine blooms along South Walton area beaches

Beautiful blue shrub a welcomed sight In the springtime, sand dunes along the beaches in South Walton are dolloped with beautiful blue lupine. The gulf coast lupine (Lupinus westianus) is a native plant and endemic to Florida. Lupine habitats are … Continue reading






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Historical tour and hike of Coffeen Nature Preserve April 30

Time: 9:30 -11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College announces the spring session of its award winning eco-tourism initiative, Discover Roads Less Traveled: Eco-Adventures of Walton County. Led by local experts and professional naturalists, Discover … Continue reading






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Guided tour of the Choctawhatchee River and Morrison Springs April 22

Time: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Course #XCE 6221, course reference #20208 The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College announces the spring session of its award winning eco-tourism initiative, Discover Roads Less Traveled: Eco-Adventures of Walton County. Led … Continue reading






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Where the Wild Things Run 5K Trail Run/Walk at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center April 23

Race through the woods for a fun and adventurous time at the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center on Saturday, April 23. Celebrate Earth Day with this unique running opportunity. The 5K Trail Run course will take you through parts of Nokuse Plantation, … Continue reading






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