Tag Archives: Birding

Choctawhatchee and Bay Audubon programs and events for January 2015

Choctawhatchee Audubon programs and events: 8 January: Monthly meeting and program “Adaptive Wild land Fire Management at Eglin AFB” by Brett Williams, Fire Management Office, Eglin AFB Florida.  The presentation will be an introduction to the importance of fire to … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon programs and events for December 2014

December 4: Monthly Meeting and Program: Pictorial Survey of Birds that are Rare or Difficult to Identify during the Christmas Bird Count by Alan Knothe, biologist.  The Christmas Bird Count is an internationally recognized survey monitoring the population of birds.  … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society programs and events for November 2014

November 1: Field Trip to Laidlaw Preserve: Ron Houser of the Bay County Audubon Society will host a tour of the magnificent Laidlaw Preserve north of Vernon, FL. A wide variety of habitats ensure an interesting trip. Meet at the … Continue reading

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Explore the scenic beauty of Dead Lakes in Wewahitchka, Florida

Interested in a unique paddling, boating and great fishing opportunities? Head over to Wewahitchka, Florida and explore the beautiful Dead Lakes area. The 6,700-acre Dead Lakes offer an abundance of great fishing for largemouth bass, crappie, shellcracker, bream, and catfish. … Continue reading

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Watersound trail opens in St. Joe Origins community

A new five-mile trail has opened in the St. Joe community of Origins. Named the Watersound Trail, the wide, crushed gravel surfaced road winds through a slash pine plantation. As an old logging road, the trail is a flat, easy … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes to the sky for white pelicans migrating through Northwest Florida

By Stan Kirkland, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission One of the many benefits of living in the Florida panhandle and particularly near the coast is the vast variety of wildlife we often see. Daily, you’re apt to see bald … Continue reading

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New ebook offers Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail version for the Panhandle

This Kindle guide covers 78 sites within the Panhandle Section of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail (GFBWT). The Panhandle Section of the GFWBT spans 16 counties, from the Perdido River on the Alabama border to the Aucilla River … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival 2014 a huge success

Walton Outdoors would like to take this opportunity to thank the great folks of DeFuniak Springs. Our Explore The Outdoors Festival along Lake DeFuniak on Oct. 11 was a huge success. More than 700 kids and their families enjoyed fishing, … 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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