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Take a hike on the Florida Trail along Econfina Creek

Scenic vistas await the explorer Hiking the Florida Trail along the Econfina Creek just north of Panama City in Washington County is a must do for anyone who enjoys nature. This portion of the Trail in Northwest Florida runs along … Continue reading

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Explore nature at St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge

Have you ever wanted to step back in time and explore the natural beauty of Florida?  Pack yourself a lunch and head over to the undeveloped treasure chest that awaits you at the St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of the coastal dune lakes April 22

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, UF/IFAS Extension, and Florida Sea Grant for natural resource tours to introduce participants to the Jewels of 30A – the coastal dune lakes of Walton County, Florida. Coastal dune lakes … Continue reading

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Explore natural beauty along the Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve’s Garden of Eden Trail

Diverse ecosystems and stunning vistas await your discovery Get on your hiking boots, grab on to your trekking poles and head out to the Garden of Eden Trail. This 3.3 mi. steephead ravine and bluff in Bristol is one of … Continue reading

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Walton County Master Gardeners host Butterfly lecture at Padgett Park Feb. 5

The Walton County Master Gardeners will be hosting a lecture on butterflies on Feb. 5 as one of their ongoing Lecture Series: How Does Your Garden Grow? The lecture, “Save A Place for Butterflies” will be presented by MaryAnn Friedman, … Continue reading

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FWC, partners release dozens of sea turtles rescued from cold in northwest Florida waters

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and several partners returned approximately 50 sea turtles to the wild Jan. 14, 2014 in the Gulf of Mexico off Cape San Blas after the animals were rescued from last week’s cold … Continue reading

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Join the Bay County Audubon for a field trip or movie in January or February

Monday, January 13, 2014 – 7 p.m. – General meeting at Panama City Garden Club. Tony Menart – The Best of India and Sri Lanka – A birding travel video. Monday, February 10, 2014- 7 p.m. – General meeting at Panama … Continue reading

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Public input opportunity on Blackwater River and Tate’s Hell State Forests Dec. 12 in Tallahassee

Recreational use of Blackwater River and Tate’s Hell State Forests in jeopardy We are facing a threat to our unfenced and full use, night and day, of our two largest state forests, Tate’s Hell State Forest and Blackwater River State … Continue reading

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Explore the wonders of river, bay and gulf habitats at Apalachicola Environmental Education and Training Center

Hands on displays and artifacts a creative learning experience The Apalachicola River, Bay and coastal ecosystems are vast and diverse. Successfully managing such diversity is complex effort managed by several State and federal agencies. In 1979 the Apalachicola National Estuarine … Continue reading

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Explore natural wonders along the Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve’s Garden of Eden Trail

Get on your hiking boots, grab on to your trekking poles and head out to the Garden of Eden Trail. This 3.3 mi. steephead ravine and bluff in Bristol is one of Northwest Florida’s most beautiful hikes.

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