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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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Reading with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 21

Date/time: Mon., March 21 from 10 – 11 a.m. – Ocean Seasons By Ron Hirschi Topsail Hill Preserve State park invites your littles ones to Reading with a Ranger. Join a Ranger of Topsail Hill to hear a story about … Continue reading






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Historical tour and hike of Coffeen Nature Preserve March 26

Time: 9:30 -11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College announces the spring session of its award winning eco-tourism initiative, Discover Roads Less Traveled: Eco-Adventures of Walton County. Led by local experts and professional naturalists, Discover … 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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