February 1: Monthly Program: “Trees on the Coast, Enhancing the Beauty of Okaloosa and Walton Counties, One Tree at a Time” by Allen French. Mr French, representing the environmental organization, Trees on the Coast, will discuss their mission and provide examples of tree planting projects completed and planned.
The program will be held in room 308/309 of the student services building 400 at the Northwest Florida State College Niceville campus. Socializing begins at 6:30 PM and the program at 7:00 PM. Admission is free and open to the public. Call or e-mail Dr Don Baltz at (225) 252-2760, dbaltz@LSU.edu for more information. Please visit our website at Choctawhatcheeaudubon.org and our Face book page at Choctawhatchee Audubon Society.
10 Feb: Field Trip. Little Creek Woods, N Walton County. Lead by property owner Bob Reid, wear sturdy closed toe shoes and a hat and bring sack lunch, your camera, binoculars and a friend or two. Look for Brown-headed nuthatches and other woodland species. Meet at the CVS store, across the street from McDonalds, in Oak Creek Shopping Center Niceville at 7:00 AM. Contact Bob for details at (850) 678-1926. Please visit our website at Choctawhatcheeaudubon.org and our Face book page at Choctawhatchee Audubon Society.
17 Feb: Bird Walk. Ft Walton Beach Landfill and Holding Ponds. Join expert birder Alan Knothe and members of the Bay County Audubon Chapter in a walk through one of the most interesting birding habitats in Okaloosa County. See raptors, ducks and migrants. Wear closed toed shoes and bring binoculars. Meet at Pepitos parking lot on 1313 Lewis Turner Blvd in FWB at 8:15 AM. Contact Alan at (850) 208-1780 for additional information. Please visit our website at Choctawhatcheeaudubon.org and our Face book page at Choctawhatchee Audubon Society.