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Health advisory issued for Bayshore Drive area in the Choctawhatchee Bay

DeFuniak Springs, Fla. – Due to a sewage spill, the Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) is issuing a health advisory for the Bayshore Drive and surrounding areas in the Choctawhatchee Bay.  This health advisory is also issued … Continue reading

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Coastal dune lake ecology school at Camp Helen State Park Oct. 24

The UF/IFAS Panhandle Outdoor Live Team presents the 2017 Coastal Dune Lake Water School. Walton County Florida is home to 15 beautiful, yet globally imperiled, coastal dune lakes. The dune lakes are vitally important to our coastal communities, providing a … Continue reading

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When the potential threat of a hurricane is approaching, it’s always good to have a plan

Hurricane season runs from June 1 – November 30 Native Floridians are familiar with the  impact of hurricanes and the damage it can do to property, life and our coastline. However, many newcomers are not aware of the what is … Continue reading

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Topsail Hill Preserve State Park public workshop in Santa Rosa Beach Sept. 21

Date/time: Thursday, Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m. Interested in having input on the future of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park? A preliminary public workshop is being held and will serve as a forum for the public to provide input on the … Continue reading

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Topsail Hill Preserve State Park hosting beach clean up Sept. 16

Date/time: Saturday, Sept. 16, 9:15 – 11 a.m. Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on International Coastal Cleanup Day for a beach cleanup on September 16, 2017 from 9:15 – 11:00 a.m. Help keep the beach safe for the threatened … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Lake Powell clean up Sept. 16

The Lake Powell Community Alliance (LPCA) together with the St. Andrew Bay Watch (St. Andrew Bay Resource Management Association), Friends of Camp Helen State Park, Bay County Audubon and local neighborhoods invite you to participate in a community effort to … Continue reading

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