Category Archives: Nature

Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Historical tour of Coffee Nature Preserve offered Oct. 15

Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Explore the Coffeen Nature Preserve and its history of World War II missile testing. The 220-acre … Continue reading

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Learn about the eastern gray squirrel at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 10

Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Come learn about our most widely seen rodents the eastern gray squirrel. You’ll find out what an important part of the ecosystem these squirrels play . Enter the park through the main gate and the … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike along No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 3

Time: 10 – 11 a.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 unique. The walk will … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of Peach Creek on kayak Oct. 9

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Karl Renelt. Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. Launch from the astounding Eden Gardens State Park for a paddle … Continue reading

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Take a guided butterfly hike in Point Washington State Forest Oct. 13

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: MaryAnn Friedman. Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Take a guided walk through Point Washington State Forest to … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of south Walton’s coastal dune lakes Oct. 16

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Brooke Saari, UF/IFAS Sea Grant Extension Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This educational tour will introduce participants … Continue reading

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Back To Nature Festival, benefit for South Walton Community Council at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 19

Silent auction items available for viewing at Seaside merchants Oct. 17-18 South Walton Community Council is hosting its 13th annual Back To Nature Festival at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on Oct. 19. Fall is approaching and what could be … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon programs and events for October

Join the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society at one of their programs or events in Northwest Florida. October 2: Program: The Bird Life of New Zealand will be presented by master birder, Lenny Fennimore at the regular monthly meeting. Lenny is a … Continue reading

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Caches, Critters and Cars at Falling Waters State Park Oct. 11

The Washington County Tourist Development Council is hosting Caches, Critters and Cars at Falling Waters State Park on Oct. 11, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come experience an eclectic mix of treasure hunting, wild animals, antique campers & … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe tour of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 26

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Join Topsail for a unique opportunity to paddle Campbell Lake. Located within the heart of Topsail Hill, Campbell Lake is the largest of the parks two coastal dune lakes. You will join the ranger as … Continue reading

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