Category Archives: Nature

Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Learn about owls at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 29

Date/time: Thurs., Sept. 29 – 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an information program about “Owls” and their place in the food web. For this program you will learn how to examine the … Continue reading






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5K Family Hike at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Sept. 24

The E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center teams up with the Walton County Health Department for the Biophilia Center 5K Family Hike on Saturday, September 24th. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. and last hikers must begin trail by 8:30 a.m. Registration from 7:00-8:00 … Continue reading






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Fall Bay Day celebration at St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve Oct. 1

Date/time: Sat., Oct. 1, 2016 – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. EST Bay County Audubon Society and Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves present the opportunity to tour the Buffer and Aquatic Preserves and learn about birds and life along … Continue reading






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Choctawhatchee Beach mouse hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 22

Date/Time: Thurs., Sept. 22 – 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational program about one of the imperiled species we share the park with. Beach mice inhabit coastal dunes in the panhandle … Continue reading






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Rock the Falls music and craft festival at Falling Waters State Park Oct. 1

Date/time: Sat., Oct. 1, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Falling Waters State Park and the Washington County Tourist Development Council are proud to present Rock the Falls Music Festival and Craft Show. Live music will be played by award winning … Continue reading






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A celebration of coastal dune lakes at Grayton Beach State Park Sept. 17

Walton County’s Coastal Dune Lake Advisory Board (CDLAB) will be hosting a celebration of our area’s coastal dune lakes on Saturday, September 17th, 2016. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Grayton Beach State Park … Continue reading






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Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge looking for volunteers

Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge (ECWR) is the facility to call if you discover injured wildlife. For more than 20 years, ECWR has cared for a variety of animals – from injured pelicans, to infant raccoons. Supported mostly through the donations … Continue reading






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