Tag Archives: Nature

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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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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Have breakfast with ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 14

Date/time: Saturday May 14, 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them … Continue reading






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Stargazing at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 30

Date/time: Sat., April 30 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Join the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association for Topsail under the stars event. Come to Topsail and visit with local astronomers to learn about the stars and constellations above Topsail Hill Preserve. … Continue reading






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Kayak rental season opens at Camp Helen State Park

Camp Helen State Park offers kayak rentals, adding to the already wide range of park activities. Sponsored by the Friends of Camp Helen, kayak rentals on Lake Powell will begin full time March 25. The Friends of Camp Helen State … 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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Choctawhatchee beach mouse hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 23

Date/time: Wed., Mar. 23 from 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational program about one of the imperiled species we share the park with. Beach mice inhabit coastal dunes in the panhandle … Continue reading






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