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Getting to Know the Natives – Garden and trail tour at Northwest Florida State College South Walton April 21

Time: 3 p.m. Get acquainted with the local flora and fauna as you enjoy a guided tour of the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail at Northwest Florida State College (South Walton Center). Plants featured in the Garden, Trail and … 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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Walton County beach sampling results for April 8, 2014

Advisory issued for Grayton and Dune Allen beach WALTON COUNTY – 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 … Continue reading

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Learn about the flora and fauna at Deer Lake State Park April 17

On Thursday, April 17th at 9 a.m. join the Deer Lake Park services specialist for “The Dunes are Alive talk at Deer Lake State Park. Learn about the flora and fauna found in the sand dunes. Participants will meet at … Continue reading

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Stinky’s annual shoreline pompano tournament April 1 – May 15

Stinkys’ Fish Camp/Bait Shack is hosting their annual shoreline Pompano Tournament April 1 – May 15, 2014. Captain’s Party is on April 1 at Stinky’s Fish Camp/Bait Shack, Santa Rosa Beach from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Participants are able … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of the wet prairies at Grayton Beach State Park April 16

Time: 10 a.m. Join the Park Ranger at Grayton Beach State Park for an informative tour of some of the park’s wet prairie restoration areas. Learn the importance of these areas, which endangered plants call them home, and how titi … Continue reading

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Getting to Know the Natives – Garden and trail tour at Northwest Florida State College South Walton April 9

Time: 3 p.m. Get acquainted with the local flora and fauna as you enjoy a guided tour of the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail at Northwest Florida State College (South Walton Center). Plants featured in the Garden, Trail and … Continue reading

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Take a dune walk with Topsail Hill Preserve State Park specialist March 25

Time: 1:00 p.m. Without the dunes, there would be no dune lakes. This hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park will cover our unique dune areas here in South Walton. From primary dunes to scrubby back dunes, this hike will … Continue reading

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Take a guided historical tour of Coffeen Nature Preserve March 26

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhathcee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in South Walton.  Walton County’s extraordinary ecosystems are home to numerous and unusual native plants and animals. … Continue reading

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Learn about deer Saturday March 29 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Time: 3 – 4 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve 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 the rut is, … Continue reading

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