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Explore nature along three trails in Bear Creek Educational Forest

Explore unique ecosystems at Bear Creek A wealth of wildlife, birds and wildflowers await visitors to Bear Creek Educational Forest just west of Tallahassee in Quincy. Located within the Lake Talquin State Forest, Bear Creek focuses on education, with an … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 15, 2016

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors is pleased to announce we will be hosting our seventh annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Oct. 15, 2016. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Guided ecological journey down Econfina Creek Aug. 11

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER Join UF/IFAS Extension Agents and other experts as we explore Econfina Creek. This unique creek contains numerous springs including the first magnitude Gainer Springs Group that discharges more than 100 million gallons per day. The Econfina eventually flows into Deer … Continue reading

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Explore the beautiful paddling trails of Eglin Air Force Base recreation area

Northwest Florida offers and abundance of spectacular recreation opportunities. Beautiful beaches, crystal clear springs, and what seem as though never-ending hiking trails, there are natural areas to please any outdoor enthusiast. One such area off the beaten path is Eglin … Continue reading

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Twists and turns keep you paddling on Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek paddle full of beautiful surprises One of Northwest Florida’s most scenic waterways is the narrow, seepage spring fed Turkey Creek just west of Niceville. Located on Eglin Air Force Base Reservation, just off of SR 85, Turkey Creek … 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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