As people make plans to go to the beach for the Independence Day holiday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding the public to help protect beach-nesting shorebirds and sea turtles by giving them space and keeping personal fireworks off the beach. Please respect shorebird and sea turtle areas that are posted to protect these vulnerable species, but remember not all nests are posted.
Red Tide can ruin a day at the beach in Walton County, Florida. Luckily, Red Tide is pretty rare in South Walton. The 30A beaches rarely get Red Tide, but when it come it is no fun. Sometimes it is very mild and people think it is an allergy attack. Sometimes it is severe and makes you feel like you have the flu.
Entering the South Walton Visitor Center is like walking into a room full of long-lost relatives. There's lots of “happy-to-see-you” faces and special greetings that wrap around you like a warm and fuzzy welcome blanket.
CULTURAL ARTS ALLIANCE INTRODUCES CREATIVE KIDS CAMP SUMMER SESSIONS AT THE FOSTER GALLERY IN GRAND BOULEVARD
Four-day sessions for Pre-K and Elementary aged children offered through July
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) announces the launch of its newest program for children, Creative Kids Camp, a series of four-day visual arts camp sessions that will give primary and elementary children a different hands-on experience each week.
We’re at Deer Lake State Park in Walton County, Florida, tracing this bond through a coastal dune lake watershed.
Water, of course, unifies this system. But for that water to move through the system how it should, it needs fire.
The 2017 class of Seacoast Collegiate High School (SCHS) has much to celebrate.
In addition to graduating during the school’s 20th anniversary, the class of 2017 is No. 1., meaning is the first senior class to graduate that began high school here (grade 9).
Come on down to the river on May 13 from 10am to 4pm for the first ever Choctawhatchee River Fest at Morrison Springs, presented by Riverway South
Nature lovers of all ages will enjoy a variety of fun and educational activities throughout the day in celebration of our magnificent river. Take a dip in the cool spring waters, throw a line and hook a fish by the riverside, hop aboard for a boat ride and experience nature's glory.
This Settles the Pompano Controversy (Letter to the Editor, Florida Sportsman, 1945)
I'm no writer in any sense of the word, but have read and heard about my friend the pompano not taking a bait 'till I've just got to squawk. I have been taking them on light tackle for over thirty years and saw it done before that.
Baby sea turtle hatchlings heading out to sea are just too darn cute! Their little flippers propel them toward the open gulf, their tell-tale tracks miniature replicas of those tracks left only a few months prior by their massive mother.