October is Dune Lake Awareness month and as part of the celebration, Walton and Okaloosa County UF/IFAS Extension Agents are joining together to host a Coastal Dune Lake Tour at Western Lake in Grayton Beach State Park. This free event will ... READ MORE
Most of us are familiar with the traditional cowboy rodeo like the one held in Baker, FL each year. However, we have a different kind of rodeo happening in our backyard that some may not be as familiar with, the Destin Fishing Rodeo.
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During a recent fishing trip, as we jigged for bait and got repeated stuck by the tiny hooks, talk turned to the recent reports of a death and infections in the Florida Panhandle from the saltwater-dwelling bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus. Many ... READ MORE
They say that dreams don’t work unless you take action. In the case of some Walton County Florida dreamers, their actions have transpired into the first Underwater Museum of Art (UMA) installation in the United States. In 2017, the Cultural ... READ MORE
Spring has sprung and it is time to get outside and explore this great Florida Panhandle area. In neighboring Santa Rosa County, a terrific destination for a variety of outdoor activities is Blackwater River State Park. Visitors can canoe, ... READ MORE
Turkey Creek is a 20-acre conservation area in Niceville, FL with a boardwalk, pavilion, and numerous swimming platforms. The creek drains 65 square miles of predominately long-leaf forest, reaching north to Duke Field. Water from the creek ... READ MORE
The majority of visitors to Okaloosa County come for our most popular natural resources, the beach and ocean. However, our county has so much more to offer and visitors to and residents of are often not aware of the wide variety of ecotourism ... READ MORE