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Rocky Bayou State Park hosting fishing classes every Saturday in Sept.

Dates: Saturdays September 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th, 2016 Time: 8 a.m. – 12 Noon Join Bass Pro Shops every Saturday during September for a unique opportunity to take a fishing class at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park. Participants … Continue reading






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Learn about pollinators at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 18

Date/time: August 18th, 9-10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State park invites you to enjoy and informational program about one of the most important species in the world, the common honey bee. More than 25,000 species of bees have been identified … Continue reading






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Co-existing with Florida’s beach-nesting birds

Be watchful and respectful of all nesting wildlife, it’s a matter of survival While we all enjoy the beautiful beaches of Northwest Florida, it is important to remember that we share the beach with nesting shorebirds. While you are at … Continue reading






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Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival at Rocky Bayou State Park April 23

The 9th Annual Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival, a free family and community event for all ages, will be held Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, located at 4281 Highway 20 … Continue reading






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New environmental and wildlife programs coming to Camp Helen and Eden Gardens State Parks

Friends of Florida State Parks (FFSP) has received a grant of $8,200 from the St. Joe Community Foundation for new environmental and wildlife programs at Camp Helen and Eden Garden State Parks. FFSP is the statewide, volunteer, nonprofit organization that … Continue reading






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Learn about plants and wildlife at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 6

Date/Time: Wed., April 6 from 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational program about the plants and wildlife that we share the park with. Meet at the clubhouse. Topsail Hill Preserve State … Continue reading






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Learn about the Choctawhatchee beach mouse at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 8

Location/Time: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, 9 – 10 a.m. Beach mice inhabit coastal dunes in the panhandle and along the Atlantic coast of Florida. Development of coastal dune areas has caused a loss of habitat for beach mice and … Continue reading






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