Getting to Know the Natives – Garden & Trail Tour offered every Wednesday

September 7, 2015

 Every Wednesday from Sept. 16 – Nov. 25 – Time: 3 – 5 p.m.

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, are offering the fall season of their popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County.

Get acquainted with the local flora and fauna as you enjoy a guided tour of the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail at Northwest Florida State College (South Walton Center). Plants featured in the Garden, Trail and Wildflower Meadow are critical to habitat preservation, providing food and shelter for hundreds of species of pollinators, amphibians, reptiles, birds and small mammals. The area is mostly handicap accessible. It is established as a teaching/demonstration/leisure site for students and the general public. Session will include an overview/introduction followed by a two-hour docent led walk, approximately 1 mile. Appropriate for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Space is limited to 16 participants. Minimum of 2 required.

Location: South Walton Center of Northwest Florida State College, 109 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach

Fee: $15. Course # XCE 6204, Course Reference # 9/16/2015 #11275, 9/30/201 #11443, 10/14/2015 #11444, 10/28/2015 #11445, 11/11/2015  #11446, 11/25/2015 #11447

Discover Roads Less Traveled offers visitors and local residents extraordinary opportunities to explore, discover, and learn about the pristine natural resources that make Walton County unique. Descriptions of the tours being offered are available online at by clicking the Eco Tours information box. Registration is available by phone at 850-200-4160.