Tag Archives: Nature

Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park Feb. 20

The Friends of Eden and Florida State Parks pay tribute to the camellia Saturday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Eden Gardens State Park. Visitors are invited to stroll through amazing camellias, enjoy a camellia floral arrangement … Continue reading







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Members only special event at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Jan. 23

Become a member of the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, enjoy  special events. On Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016   the Center will showcase new educational animal ambassadors, two bobcats. Memberships start at $30/individual, $60/family. Members receive other special perks (depending on … Continue reading







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Celebrate Florida State Park’s First Day Hike with a guided tour at Grayton Beach, Topsail Hill Preserve, or Rocky Bayou Jan. 1

Grayton Beach State Park CANCELLED due to trail flooding Time: 9 – 11 a.m. Grayton Beach State Park invites you to start the New Year out with a little outdoor activity. Join Assistant Park Manager Patrick Hartsfield for a 2 1/2 mile … Continue reading







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Christmas greetings from Walton Outdoors

Warmest wishes for a very Merry Christmas Walton Outdoors would like to thank all of our readers for sharing and exploring the wonders of the outdoors this year. Peace and harmony to you and yours this holiday season. We look … Continue reading







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Happy winter solstice

December 21, 2015 Late dawn. Early sunset. Short day. Long night. For us in the Northern Hemisphere, the December solstice marks the longest night and shortest day of the year. Meanwhile, on the day of the December solstice, the Southern … Continue reading







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Owls – Florida’s remarkable nocturnal birds of prey

According to the Florida Audubon Society, Florida is the year-round home to six (6) species of owls and four (4*) occasional visitors such as the striking Snowy Owl. These owls are listed in the Audubon of Florida Checklist of Florida … Continue reading







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New primitive campsites coming to Point Washington State Forest

Four new campsites are in the works along Eastern Lake in the Point Washington State Forest. The new sites are located just east of the existing campsites installed last year. The four primitive sites will boast a 14’x20′ tent pad, … Continue reading







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