November 1: A program titled, “The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Instilling Environmental Stewardship through Monitoring, Education, Research, and Restoration,” will be presented by the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance’s Director, Julie Terrell, at the November Meeting of the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance of Northwest Florida State College (CBA) has been coordinating programs in Okaloosa and Walton counties inculcating watershed stewardship, estuarine education, and restoration of critical habitat in Choctawhatchee Bay. Ms. Terrell will describe CBA’s activities, including monitoring programs, both fresh and salt water, as well as the O.Y.S.T.E.R. Recycling Program and volunteer opportunities.
The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments and socializing, with the program at 7 p.m. It will be held in Room 302 (3rd floor) of the new Student Services Center at the Niceville campus of Northwest Florida State College. The meeting is free and open to anyone who has an interest in birds or nature. Call Walt Spence at (850) 582-7064 for more information.
November 3: Bird Walk at South Walton Courthouse Annex with Dee Nickerson. Meet at the Courthouse at 8 a.m. Call Dee at (850) 897-2035 for information. Wear long pants and sleeves.