SATURDAY: Explore The Outdoors Festival

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Walton Outdoors

Walton Outdoors will host the Explore The Outdoors Festival on Oct. 6, 2012. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location of Live Oak Landing RV Resort.

This fun-filled day is geared towards introducing children to the wonders of exploring the outdoors. Hands on activities will include fishing, boating, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, wildlife encounters, interactive educational exhibits and much more. The water activities are geared for children six-years-old and up. The event is free, and open to the public, with donations accepted at the door.

Activities & Presentations Include:

–Fish Florida rod/reel giveaways for the first 180 children
–Fishing basics and ethics with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
–Learn to cast with Bass Pro Shop fishing pro
–Fishing with Wounded Warrior Fishing Charter
–“Pondtoon” rides along Black Creek
–Kayaking with South Walton Outfitters
–Stand up paddle boarding with YOLO Board Adventures
–Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge wildlife exhibit
–Nonie’s Ark animal encounters
–Birding in Northwest Florida with the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society
–Florida State Parks watershed and sea turtle interactive presentations
–Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance touch tank
–Smokey the Bear and his friends from Forestry
–Monarch butterfly migration tagging with naturalist Joe Wyatt
–Florida Sea Grant’s small fry fishing adventure with tips for mom and dad too
–Water safety education with Freeport Fire and Rescue
–Match the animal tracks with Emerald Coast Science Center
–Birds of prey exhibit with Lisa Miller of the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center
–Barbecue, burgers, hotdogs and soft drinks available for purchase
–Great giveaways for the children

For more info about Explore The Outdoors Festival, go to: www.waltonoutdoors.com/explorefest or call (850) 267-2064.

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