Category Archives: Outdoor Family Fun

Outdoor family fun in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

American roots music concert at Camp Helen State Park lodge Feb. 7

The Friends of Camp Helen State Park are hosting a Saturday concert series. The concerts will be held in the lodge from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. On Sat., Feb. 7, Camp Helen presents the New 76ers, a Tallahassee trio of … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society programs and events for February 2015

5 Feb: Monthly Meeting and Program:  “A Green Fire – a presentation of Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic” by Professor Emeritus Don Baltz, Louisiana State University.  This Green Fire DVD explores the life and legacy of famed conservationist Aldo Leopold and … Continue reading

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Take a guided paddle tour of Western Lake with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

Dates/time: Feb. 10, Feb. 26, March 10, March 31, April 14, April 28, May 7, May 19 – 9 – 11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike to Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 31

Date/time: Saturday January 31, 1-2 p.m. Coastal dune lakes are extremely unique and rare worldwide. Come join us as we hike through some of Topsail’s best ecosystems culminating with a stop at Campbell Lake. This is an approximately 3 mile … Continue reading

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Astronomy for kids at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Feb. 7

Date/time: Saturday, Feb. 7 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Go out of this world with the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center and connect with the wonders of astronomy. Explore the galaxy without blasting into space in an inflatable planetarium. Learn all … Continue reading

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Learn about alligators at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 24

Date/time: Saturday January 24, 2-3 p.m. These formidable creatures were once hunted to near extinction, but have made an incredible recovery. Come learn the full history of Florida’s most famous reptile at this informative slideshow presentation. Enter the park through … Continue reading

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Learn about WWII history and more in a guided tour of Coffeen Nature Preserve

Spring tours offered January through May 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. Dates: Jan. 31, Feb. 11, Feb. 28, Mar. … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance offering spring eco adventures

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), and Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Click here to learn more or call (850)200-4160. Historical Tour Coffeen Nature Preserve – $20 – … Continue reading

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Florida Chautauqua Assembly comes to DeFuniak Springs Jan. 22 – 26

The 2015 Florida Chautauqua Assembly will be held in DeFuniak Springs Jan. 22 – 26, 2015. The 4-day educational programs theme this year is “A Journey into the World of Transportation:  From the River to the Rocket.”  The event is … Continue reading

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Learn how to surf fish at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 17

Date/time: Saturday January 17, 1 – 2 p.m. Surf fishing is a popular sport along the beaches of Topsail Hill. This program will teach you what types of bait will work, what times of year certain fish can be caught, … Continue reading

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