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Learn about sharks and dolphins at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 20

Date/time: Saturday December 20, 1 -2 p.m. Often times these two animals can be seen from the beach, this program will help you identify the differences between the two which will help you discover who’s who. There will be a … Continue reading

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Learn about beach mice at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 19

Date/Time: Friday December 19, 1 – 3 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park presents a program on the endangered Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse. They live in a fragile habitat near the beach and only come out at night. Come learn what … Continue reading

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Learn about spiders at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 13

Date/time: Saturday December 13, 1 – 2 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park presents the world of Spiders. Learn which spiders in Florida are venomous, which are beneficial, where they live, what they eat, and the benefits they bring to … Continue reading

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Learn about pines and palms at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 6

Date/time: Saturday December 6, 11 a.m. -12 Noon This ranger led program will help you learn to identify two of Florida’s most common trees. There are several different types of both palms and pine trees, this program will help you … Continue reading

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E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center hosting a Winter Wonderland Dec. 6

E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is hosting a Winter Wonderland Event ​on Saturday, December 6, ​from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will include a live penguin show at 11:00 & 11:45, holiday themed photo-booth, gingerbread house decorating, Florida snow machine, … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike along No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Nov. 21

Date/time: Friday Nov. 21st, 3:30 – 5 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you on a hike to view the parks natural beauty. This ranger led hike will take you through several of the ecosystems that make this park … Continue reading

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Dead River Landing in Bruce now offers 16 campsites

Eight new campsites now open Located at the eastern end of Seven Runs Creek, just north of Bruce, there is a waterway area called Dead River which slowly opens up into the Choctawhatchee River. Dead River Landing park is a … Continue reading

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Learn about white tail deer at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Nov. 14

Date/time: Friday Nov. 14th, 3-4 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you come learn about our most ubiquitous mammal, the White Tailed Deer. This program will cover the general life cycle of our deer, where they bed down, what … Continue reading

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Learn about animal tracks at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Nov. 7

Date/time: Friday Nov. 7th, 3 – 4 p.m. This all ages program is designed to be a hands-on learning experience in the art of tracking. You will learn different types of tracks and which animal makes them. Then you will … Continue reading

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Living Shoreline Trail opens at Eden Gardens State Park

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College in partnership with Eden Gardens State Park have completed a ‘Living Shoreline Trail’ to promote CBA’s living shoreline initiative and showcase the diverse vegetation at Eden Gardens State Park. Through … Continue reading

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