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Marine camp offered at Camp Timpoochee

Are you interested in learning about marine life, going fishing, or exploring the underwater world with a mask and snorkel? If so, this is the camp for you! This local education opportunity for budding marine scientists will be happening this summer at Camp Timpoochee in Niceville, FL.   The camps enable participants to explore the marine and aquatic ecosystems of Northwest Florida; especially that of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Campers get to experience Florida’s marine environment through fishing, boating snorkeling, games, STEM...

E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center offering summer day and week long camps

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is offering a variety of fun camps this summer with both day and week long sessions. Day camps are every Wednesday with a different theme, and are offered for $45 each session. Get ready to paint, move, play, and explore! June 6- Totally Turtles June 13- Forest Friends June 20- Pond Pals June 27- Radical Reptiles July 11- All About Owls July 18-Let’s Wing It! Birds July 25- Buggin’ Out August 1- Mad Science Experiments...

Explore the Town Center trails in Santa Rosa Beach

Four miles of meandering trails around South Walton’s Government Center a pleasant walk or bike ride Many folks aren’t aware of the scenic, leisurely trails located around the busy South Walton Government Annex buildings in Santa Rosa Beach. The multi-modal trails offer more than four miles of hiking and biking enjoyment. Easily accessible, one can meander along and enjoy the beauty of South Walton’s natural resources. The trails boasts forest footpaths, multi-use paved trails, and bridges crossing over wetlands areas....

Explore winter blooming camellias at Eden Gardens State Park

Winter in northwest Florida typically doesn’t offer a wealth of colorful landscapes to explore. However, one exception is the beautiful abundance of flowering camellias at Eden Gardens State Park. Naturally in bloom from October through March, there are more than 200 trees offering more than 40 different varieties to enjoy along the garden trails. With the nurturing of dedicated volunteers, the camellias are a thriving part of the park’s wonderful gardens. The history dates back to the previous landowner, Lois...

Guided nature walk at Grayton Beach State Park Dec. 27

Time: 10 a.m. Join in on a guided nature walk at Grayton Beach State Park on Dec. 27. Assistant Park Manager, Patrick, along with Park Ranger Jacob, will lead visitors on a walk through dune habitat. Learn of the many plant varieties which help support and protect the dunes. Parking will be available at the beach parking day use area. Picture taking is encouraged, so don’t forget your camera. The degree of difficulty for this event is “Moderate”.  Pets are not...

E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center hosts groundbreaking for Camp Long Leaf

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center celebrated its latest endeavor, Camp Long Leaf, with a groundbreaking ceremony at their facility in Freeport Dec. 16. The event kicks off the development of what will be an overnight summer nature-based camp adventure for children. Camp Long Leaf will also offer overnight weekend rentals for activities such as team building retreats. The initial construction will be five cabins, along with a 3,500 square foot facility with full kitchen and eating area. Each of the...

E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Camp Longleaf groundbreaking Dec. 16

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, local non-profit Environmental Nature Center, invites you to become a part of the Adventure and celebrate the groundbreaking of a new sleep away summer camp called Camp Longleaf. The celebration will take place on Saturday, December 16th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with the Groundbreaking Ceremony starting at 11:00 a.m. The day will include food for purchase by Barefoot BBQ, music by the Graytones, hands-on animal encounters, exhibits, camp crafts, guided hikes, raffle prizes and...