Tag Archives: Environment

Plastic pollution program in DeFuniak Springs April 5

Date/time: Wed., April 5, 2 – 4 p.m. Dr. Laura Tiu, Marine Science Agent for Walton and Okaloosa Counties will discuss Micro Plastics, a new term which is being tossed about, but what’s with all the fuss? The rise of … Continue reading

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Florida Forest Service releases new fire information app

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service today announced the release of “FLBurnTools,” a new mobile app to inform the public about drought, wildfire danger and wildfire activity. Prescribed burn practitioners can also use the … Continue reading

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Hazmat collection day in north and south Walton March 4

Date/time: Sat., March 4 – 8 a.m. – 12 Noon The Walton Board of County Commissioners is sponsoring a project to collect, recycle, treat and properly dispose of these and other household hazardous wastes: Pesticides – Used Oil – Stale … Continue reading

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Learn about basic land navigation at Ponce De Leon Springs State Park March 11

Date/time: Sat., March 11, 10-11 a.m. Join special guest speaker Chris Mize on a ranger led hike at Ponce de Leon Springs State Park. Chris will use his experience from serving in the Army Light Infantry to help give introductory map reading … Continue reading

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St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach offers something for everyone

One of Florida’s top 10 parks chock full of adventure It doesn’t take long to understand why St. Andrews State Park is consistently named one of the top ten parks in the State of Florida. With more than 1,200 acres … Continue reading

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Learn about Walton’s artificial reefs in Grayton Beach March 1

Date/time: Wed., March 1 – 10 a.m. South Walton Artificial Reef Association will present a program on their progress of installing reefs just offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. We are not talking about taking barges of wrecked cars and … Continue reading

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