Tag Archives: walton county

Local couple restoring long leaf pine habitat in North Walton

Owners of Little Creek Woods a testament to good land stewardship Bob Reid and Betsy Clark are on a mission to bring back long leaf pine habitat to their land in North Walton County. Both avid naturalists, the couple has … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Nature | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Florida Chautauqua Assembly comes to DeFuniak Springs Jan. 25 – 28

The Florida Chautauqua Assembly is a 4-day educational program for families featuring famous keynote speakers, educational breakout sessions, performance teas, evening dinner performances and exhibits relating to an annual theme. The 2018 Florida Chautauqua Assembly “Into the Pillars of Chautauqua” … Continue reading

Posted in Home/Garden | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Florida Chautauqua Assembly comes to DeFuniak Springs Jan. 25 – 28

Learn about WWII and its connection to South Walton at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 12

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Coffeen Nature Preserve on January 12, 2018 from 10 – 11 a.m. Come learn about the connection between Coffeen Nature Preserve, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and WWII. This program is free … Continue reading

Posted in Walton history | Tagged | Comments Off on Learn about WWII and its connection to South Walton at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 12

Recycle your old Christmas tree

Don’t let your Christmas tree go to waste, recycle it! Waste Management will pick up your old tree at the curb on your designated yard debris pick up day.  Waste Management asks that any tree taller than 6 ft. be … Continue reading

Posted in Home/Garden | Tagged , | Comments Off on Recycle your old Christmas tree

Sandhill cranes winter in north Walton County

Winter visitors a welcome sight for local bird lovers For the last several years, migrating sandhill cranes have been spending the winter months in north Walton County in Paxton. Foraging in a wetland area and private pasture near Lake Jackson, … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, Nature | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Sandhill cranes winter in north Walton County

Walton County moves forward with plans for bay side park, public workshops Jan. 11 and 18

On Nov. 28, 2017 the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) discussed preliminary plans for the 6 ½ acre bay side park located at Bay Grove Road and U.S. Hwy. 331 in Freeport. Before final plans are approved, the … Continue reading

Posted in Parks | Tagged , | Comments Off on Walton County moves forward with plans for bay side park, public workshops Jan. 11 and 18