Journey to the Shoal Sanctuary

The Shoal Sanctuary in Mossy Head is an unusual and peaceful place in north Walton County. Owned by Robert and Chris Larson, the sanctuary is a place of refuge from a busy life. In 2000 the couple acquired land adjacent...

North Walton garden tips for November

Fall garden tips from the DeFuniak Springs Garden Club • There is still time to plant wildflower seeds thru late December. Our Florida native ecotypes will perform the best. Seeds are available through Wildflowers Matter 850.859.0096 • Coreopsis, Black-Eyed Susans,...

Outta’ the Woods

Give thanks in November for hunting seasons galore November means the 2008-09 huntin’ season’s in full swing.  This month, general gun, fall turkey, quail and gray squirrel, snipe and the second phase of mourning and white-winged dove hunting seasons open....

Home on the ‘Range’

Burrowing owls call Eglin Air Force Base home Growing up in South Florida, I would often find burrowing owls in the fields and pastures I explored. These little guys were a fairly common sight down south, with habitats in close...