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Chipola Feather Fest

Marianna, Florida
April 1st- register today and receive 25% discount, today only.

Chipola Feather Fest offers an opportunity to view an exciting number of birds unique to Jackson County and surrounding area. A variety of field trips are planned for three mornings at various hot spots in the area. Lunch at food trucks and then afternoon workshops at Chipola College and evening guest speakers and entertainment. Mark your calendar for the three day event April 24-26, 2015.

Enjoy the beautiful Florida Panhandle, home to the world's largest population of Red-cockaded Woodpeckers. There are many other sought after birds, animals and plants in the area such as Bachman's Sparrow, Swallow-tailed Kite, Mississippi Kite, Swainson's Warbler, Least Bittern, Purple Gallinule, Gopher Tortoise, Fox Squirrel, American Alligator, and endangered pitcher plants.

Chipola Feather Fest is sponsored by The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail's and TDC. List below is the field trips:
Friday, April 24, 2015
6:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Apalachicola National Forest (Field Trip) ($25)
Field Trip Leader: Greg Schrott

6:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Sam Atkins Park & Blountstown Greenway (Field Trip) ($15)

6:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Wings Over Florida: Apalachee WMA (Field Trip) ($15)
Speakers: Andy Wraithmell

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Florida Caverns State Park (Field Trip) ($15)

Saturday, April 25, 2015
6:45 AM - 12:00 PM
eBirding at Apalachee WMA (Field Trip) ($15)
Speakers: Andy Wraithmell

6:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Seminole Hotspots (Field Trip) ($15)
Field Trip Leader: Greg Schrott

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Falling Waters State Park (Field Trip) ($25)

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Florida Caverns State Park (Field Trip) ($15)
Sunday, April 26, 2015
6:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Chipola River Greenway: Hinson Conservation Area (Field Trip) ($15)

6:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Natural History of Apalachee WMA (Field Trip) ($15)
Field Trip Leader: Greg Schrott

6:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Upper Chipola River WMA: Bellamy Bridge Trail (Field Trip) ($25)
Speakers: Andy Wraithmel
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Citizen Law Enforcement Academy

heriff’s Office Administration building located at 752 Triple G Road, DeFuniak Springs
The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce its next Citizen Law Enforcement Academy, which will begin on October 9, 2014. For citizens who want a truly eye opening experience about law enforcement, this is where it all starts. Participants will spend about three hours in a class room once a week for approximately 10 weeks. The Citizen Law Enforcement Academy is a great program for any citizen who wishes to learn more about the field of law enforcement and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office. The class is FREE and will take place at the Sheriff’s Office Administration building located at 752 Triple G Road, DeFuniak Springs. A background check will be conducted on all participants who sign-up. To sign-up please visit http://waltonso.org/wcso-citizen-sheriff-s-academy-application and fill out the application online. Forms must be submitted by October 3rd.





Calling All Teens! Creative Writing Workshops with Local Author

Sep 8, 2014 1st Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m- 5:00 pm

Dothan-Houston County Library's Board Room 445 North Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36303
Join local author Danielle Wallace at the Dothan-Houston County Library for fun, inspirational creative writing workshops. Teens will be able to express themselves using different genres of writing, ranging from poetry to fiction. These workshops are free, so grab your pen, notepad, and your imagination to make a difference in the world around you. If you know a teen that would love to attend, share this information with them.

Place: Dothan-Houston County Library's Board Room

Date: Every 1st Monday of each month

Time: 4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

Contact Danielle Wallace at lyrically.spoken.publishing@gmail.com if you have any questions.