Nature girl’s weekend picks

March 20, 2009

flatrailTake a hike along the Florida Trail

Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 8:30 am.  Join the Florida Trail Association for a 7.6 mile hike on Eglin from Hwy 85 to Jr Walton Pond.  (You need an Eglin pass) Details: (850) 683-0803 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

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Dunes at Topsail Hill State Preserve. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors
Dunes at Topsail Hill State Preserve. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

Learn about the plants and animals that live in a dune ecosystem at Topsail Hill

Topsail Hill State Preserve Saturday, March 21, 9:00 am
Park at the Day-use area off Hwy 30A and take a tram ride to Topsail Hill Beach and see one of the most intact coastal ecosystems on the Gulf Coast. A $2.00 entry fee is required. Outdoor tours canceled during severe weather. Call (850)267-0299 for more details.
For more information about Topsail Hill State Preserve go to: www.floridastateparks.org/topsailhill

nativeplantsDeFuniak Springs Garden Club hosts native plant sale

Native Plant Sale and Education Day at the Defuniak Springs Library.
Saturday, March 21 – Sale begins at 8:00 a.m.