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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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Health Advisory issued for Morrison Springs

The Health Advisory is issued on August 9, 2017, for Morrison Springs. The Advisory is issued based on the criteria for fecal indicator bacteria. This should be considered a potential health risk to the bathing public and swimming is not … Continue reading

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Wakulla, Jackson Blue, Econfina Blue springs receive restoration funding

Collaboration enables continued momentum for springs restoration< TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced a suite of 40 projects that will receive $50 million from the Fighting for Florida’s Future budget to improve water quality, reduce nutrient loading, … Continue reading

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Health Advisories have been issued for Eastern Lake and Grayton Beach Access

The Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) conducts regularly scheduled saltwater beach water quality monitoring at seven sites through the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program. Samples are collected from March through the end of October. The water samples are … Continue reading

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Beautiful railroad vines help protect South Walton beaches

Beautiful plant strengthens sand dunes Always a pleasant sight along South Walton’s beaches, the beautiful blooming railroad vine is also an important protector of our sand dunes. As with the sea oats, the plant helps to stabilize the dunes by … Continue reading

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A colorful journey awaits you on Econfina Creek

Spring fed creek a natural wonder Part of Florida’s Greenways and Trails, the Econfina Creek in Bay and Washington counties is many a paddlers’ favorite journey in the Florida Panhandle. Pack a lunch and bring your snorkel, for you are … Continue reading

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