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Bayfest coming to Freeport Regional Sports Complex September 20

The City of Freeport will be hosting their inaugural ‘BAYFEST’ on Saturday September 20, 2014 at the Freeport Regional Sports Complex at Hammock Bay from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The festival will feature a variety of entertainment for everyone … Continue reading

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Tread softly around Cnidoscolus stimulosus

Tread Softly (Cnidoscolus stimulosus) is a small herbaceous wildflower we commonly find along our sandy beaches, coastal scrubs, and sandy forest trails. If you happen to step on or brush up against one, you will not soon forget your encounter. Although … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance offering eco adventures this fall

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Visit South Walton and Northwest Florida State College, announces the fall season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Click here to learn more or call (850)200-4160. Surf Fishing … Continue reading

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Fall tomato school offered by Walton County Extension office

Dates: Sept. 2, Sept. 23, Oct. 7, Oct 28 Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m. This fall don’t miss the opportunity to learn, while getting your hands dirty, how to grow tomatoes. Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises presents Fall … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Aug. 13

Fishing is great! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Speckled trout being caught and redfish bites have gotten better. Offshore: Good bites of shallow water reef fish. River: Bream bites have never been better. Fly fishing is through the roof Click here for … Continue reading

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Relocated gopher tortoises arrive at Nokuse Plantation in Freeport

Twelve relocated gopher tortoises have arrived at Nokuse Plantation in Freeport Aug. 8 to enjoy a new permanent habitat. As part of an ongoing rehabilitation project at Nokuse, the endangered species will have a second chance on life due to … Continue reading

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E.T. lands in the DeFuniak Springs Lakeyard Aug. 15

The Special Events Committee of the City of DeFuniak Springs is pleased to present a movie night on Friday, August 15, 2014. This annual family-oriented event has become a tradition and will be held in the amphitheatre at the Lake … Continue reading

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Walton County master gardener training starts Sept. 4

Applications are being accepted for the Walton County Master Gardener 2014 class.  The Florida Master Gardener Program is a joint endeavor of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Walton County Extension and gardening volunteers. This course … Continue reading

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Abrakadoodle Art Education hosts Who’s Afraid of the Dark, Nocturnal Animals at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Aug. 13

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Abrakadoodle Art Education for kids is hosting summer day camps at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. On Wed., Aug. 13, enjoy Who’s Afraid of the Dark, Nocturnal Animals. Take a trip to the bat house, … Continue reading

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Walton County fishing report for July 31

Fishing is great! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Speckled trout and redfish have moved east in the bay. Offshore/inshore: Good bites of snapper, grouper, and king mackerel. River: Bream bites have never been better. Good bites of bass too. Click here for … Continue reading

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