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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society meeting Aug. 4

The Choctawhatchee Audubon Society’s monthly meeting will focus on the natural history and conservation of the Bahama Parrot. Although the Bahama Parrot is one of the closest native parrots to the United States, people rarely know of this species. Dr. … 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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Explore Laidlaw Plantation Sanctuary in Vernon May 14

The Choctawhatchee Audubon Society will be hosted by the Bay County Audubon Chapter at their 400 acre Laidlaw Plantation Sanctuary on May 14. Meet at 7 a.m. in the CVS parking lot in Niceville’s Oak Creek Shopping center. Laidlaw Plantation … Continue reading






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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society events for February and March 2016

February 27: Bird Walk at FWB Landfill.   Alan Knothe, Choctawhatchee Audubon Society President and resident birding expert, will lead a walk at the FWB landfill, an area noted for it’s abundance and diversity of birds. Meet at Pepitos, 1313 … Continue reading






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Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 12-15, 2016

Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. Since then, more … Continue reading






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Owls – Florida’s remarkable nocturnal birds of prey

According to the Florida Audubon Society, Florida is the year-round home to six (6) species of owls and four (4*) occasional visitors such as the striking Snowy Owl. These owls are listed in the Audubon of Florida Checklist of Florida … Continue reading






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Take a paddle down Boiling Creek and Yellow River

Enjoy abundant flora while paddling down Boiling creek Located off of Hwy. 87, south of Milton and north of Navarre, Boiling Creek is lined with towering old-growth cypress trees, and an abundance of flora, including water lilies, pitcher plants, and … Continue reading






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