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Take a Guided paddle tour Western Lake and enjoy lunch at the Red Bar with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

Dates/time: Feb. 18, March 19, April 23, May 12 – 9 a.m. – 1 pm. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Jan. 29

Fishing is good Choctawhatchee Bay area: Trout bite still on with a few big ones being reeled in. Bream and crappie biting on the river. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for oyster shell bagging Feb. 9

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance is looking for volunteers to help bag oyster shells on Feb. 9, 2015 from 9 a.m. – 12 Noon. You will be bagging at the South Walton Center of Northwest Florida State College, 109 Greenway Trail, … Continue reading

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Take a guided paddle tour of Western Lake with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

Dates/time: Feb. 10, Feb. 26, March 10, March 31, April 14, April 28, May 7, May 19 – 9 – 11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Jan. 20

Fishing is good Choctawhatchee Bay area: Trout bite on with a few big ones being reeled in. Good redfish bite as well. River is falling. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where … Continue reading

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Astronomy for kids at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Feb. 7

Date/time: Saturday, Feb. 7 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Go out of this world with the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center and connect with the wonders of astronomy. Explore the galaxy without blasting into space in an inflatable planetarium. Learn all … Continue reading

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Learn about alligators at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 24

Date/time: Saturday January 24, 2-3 p.m. These formidable creatures were once hunted to near extinction, but have made an incredible recovery. Come learn the full history of Florida’s most famous reptile at this informative slideshow presentation. Enter the park through … Continue reading

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Florida Forest Service giving away 400 trees in DeFuniak Springs Jan. 23

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is on Arbor Day with the Florida Forest Service. It has been over 140 years since J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day after moving to … Continue reading

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Learn about WWII history and more in a guided tour of Coffeen Nature Preserve

Spring tours offered January through May The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Dates: Jan. 31, Feb. 11, Feb. 28, Mar. … Continue reading

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The legend of Euchee Indian Chief Sam Story

Could it be an Euchee (Yuchi) Indian chief named Sam Story was the earliest known conservationist in Walton county? Our history books tell us so, however some traditions handed down may be simply legends, and solidified as truth when shared … Continue reading

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