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Historical tour of Coffee Nature Preserve Sept. 3

Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Explore the Coffeen Nature Preserve and its history of World War II missile testing. The 220-acre … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided tour of the wet prairies and rare plants of Point Washington State Forest Sept. 1

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Tom Green ($10 for instructor, $5 CBA) Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm We will visit several wet … Continue reading

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Explore the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail at Northwest Florida State College South Walton campus

Interested in learning about native Northwest Florida plants and ecosystems? Head over to the Northwest Florida State College South Walton campus and explore the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail in Santa Rosa Beach. The Native Plant Demonstration Garden and … Continue reading

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Learn about birds of prey at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 22

Date/time: Friday August 22, 2014, 2 -3 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to come learn about our birds of prey. This area plays host to a large number of winged hunters. This program will help you to … Continue reading

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Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Aug. 31

The 3rd Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by Visit South Walton, on Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Alys Beach, Florida. Located along Hwy 30A, the course winds through the resort town. The event also features an oversized … Continue reading

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Walton County beach sampling results, advisory issued for Grayton Beach

 The Florida Department of Health in Walton County conducts regularly scheduled saltwater beach water quality monitoring at seven sites through the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program.   Samples are collected from March through the end of October.  The water samples are analyzed … Continue reading

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Learn about sea turtles July 30 at Grayton Beach State Park or Aug. 1 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Learn about sea turtles at Grayton Beach State Park July 30 On Wednesday July 20 at 1 p.m. join ranger Lawrence aka Rooster as he gives an interpretive talk on sea turtles. Everyone is invited to come learn about the … Continue reading

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Learn about endangered beach mice at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 23

Date/time: Wednesday July 23rd, 3-4 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 we to … Continue reading

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Learn about coastal critters at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 18

Date/time: Friday July 18th, 2014 – 2-3 p.m. Topsail hill Preserve State park invites you to a hands on program where you will learn what type of creatures can be found in this area. You will get to see various … Continue reading

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Public workshop on proposed beach accesses including Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 30

Interested in learning about proposed beach accesses including one slated for Topsail Hill Preserve State Park? Walton County will be hosting a public workshop on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. or soon thereafter, to present and discuss proposed … Continue reading

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