Category Archives: Nature

Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Co-existing with Florida’s beach-nesting birds

Be watchful and respectful of all nesting wildlife, it’s a matter of survival While we all enjoy the beautiful beaches of Northwest Florida, it is important to remember that we share the beach with nesting shorebirds. While you are at … Continue reading






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A peaceful journey for nature lovers awaits at the Shoal Sanctuary

Trails, sculptures and serenity nestled along the trail in North Walton Tucked away off the beaten path in north Walton County there is a unique outdoor experience for nature lovers called the Shoal Sanctuary. Located on 50 acres of trails, … Continue reading






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Reading with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 30

Date/time: Mon., May 30, 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State park invites your little ones to reading with a ranger. Join a ranger Christina of Topsail Hill to hear a story about nature from the book The Wise … Continue reading






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Plant hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 11

Date/time: Wednesday May 11, 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational plant hike. Visitors will learn about some of the plant species here at the park. Some of these plants are truly … Continue reading






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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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