Events

The 2022 VBA Season is Underway!

Ever wonder exactly what a Volunteer Beach Ambassador (VBA) does on/for the Beaches of South Walton? Check out this great article from SoWal.com regarding our VBA team!         Volunteer Beach Ambassadors Hit the Sand to Educate and Inform Interested in jumping in to help? Make plans to visit one of the following educational […]

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Turtle Talk: Sea Turtle License Plate Grant

  Ever wonder what happens to all the funds raised with the Sea Turtle specialty license plates here in Florida? Each year, the Sea Turtle Grants Program distributes money to coastal county governments, educational and research institutions and nonprofit groups through a competitive application process. The sea turtle specialty license plate is also the primary […]

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Turtle Talk: Clean Your Closets to Help Sea Turtles!

Fall is a great time to do some Spring Cleaning! Ok, so maybe it’s a good time to do some “fall cleaning.” Take some time to weed out those items you no longer use to make way for the holidays and now you can donate those unwanted or outgrown items to benefit the Friends of South Walton […]

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Turtle Talk: September Trash Bash This Weekend!

Did you attend this past weekend’s Coastal Cleanup and have a great time? Did you miss it and kick yourself? Either way, you can head out to Inlet Beach this weekend to join Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles with our cleanup event on Saturday morning at 7:30 am at Inlet Park! Shelley is sure […]

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Turtle Talk: Seeing Light at the End of the Tunnel

A Quick Update on our 501(c)(3) Application Journey… We get asked all the time if the Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization. The short answer is no, not yet. The longer answer is that the Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles is an incorporated nonprofit organization in the […]

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Turtle Talk: New Additions

While the sea turtle hatchlings of 30A and South Walton have been busy emerging from their nests, we have been busy adding some new additions of our own. Ours are not as adorable or exciting, but we are happy about them none-the-less. Over the summer, our volunteers have worked tirelessly to get this new organization […]

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Our Summer 2015 Newsletter is Here! Dig It?

Not on our newsletter list yet? We understand. It has been a very busy summer for us too. Not to fear. We want to make it easy for you. You can still read the Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles Summer 2015 newsletter right here! FOSWST: Dig It! Summer 2015 Newsletter, Issue #2 In it you will […]

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Turtle Talk: No More Trash Talking

There are dreamers who inspire. And, there are doers who carry out that inspiration.  The Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles strives to be both! In keeping with our all volunteer nonprofit mission of “Sea Turtle Conservation Through Awareness and Education,” here is some of what we have done this year: Redesigned and distributed more than […]

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Turtle Talk News: Save the Date!

Our friends are the best! Thank you to our friends at Pizza by the Sea. We love our supporters and friends here in South Walton!

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Friends Are Heroes Too

In just a few days, the Walton County Coastal Branch Library starts their annual summer reading program for children.  The theme this year is “Every Hero has a Story.”  We know this because we, the Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles, are taking part and we will be there on #TurtleTuesday, June 16th from 10am until 11am.   […]

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Evaluating the sea turtle nest

Turtle Talk: Together We Are Stronger

  Why do people volunteer? Some are looking for a way to make a difference. Some are looking for ways to shine. Some are looking for new friends or a way to feel part of a community. All of these are excellent reasons to come out to our meeting this Friday! Change your corner of the world and you […]

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Membership Meeting and Voting Notice for 2/13/15

This is a notice to inform Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles that we are planning a meeting at 3:30 pm on Friday, February 13, 2015 at The Bay Restaurant on 331 by the bridge between Santa Rosa Beach and Freeport. Come join us as we vote on officers, bylaws, and get this organization up […]

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