The 2024 VBA Season is Underway!

Ever wonder exactly what a Volunteer Beach Ambassador (VBA) does on/for the Beaches of South Walton? Check out our eNewsletters regarding our FOSWST VBA team.  Click on Read More >> to activate the links for our monthly Newsletter:  Sept 2023,   August 2023,  July 2023,   June 2023,   May 2023,   April 2023 Interested in jumping in […]

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FOSWST VBAs Gearing Up for 2024 Season

It’s all about Sea Turtles! Do you love our local beaches? Do you have some free time from March through October? Why not become a Volunteer Beach Ambassadors; click here now?  See our news story in the South Walton Life Online. New VBA Training Date will resume next year during the month of February, 2024.

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Sea Turtle Hatchlings are Coming!

Sea Turtle nesting season occurs every May 1st – October 31st and hatchlings need our help! Here is some great information from our friends at South Walton Turtle Watch on giving these amazing little creatures the best possible chance at survival. ** SEA TURTLE HOTLINE: (850) 865–4503**  NEVER PUSH OR ATTEMPT TO ASSIST STRANDED ANIMALS BACK TO THE WATER! More […]

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Turtle in the Sand

Turtle Talk: Castles Made of Sand

Have you ever heard the saying, “What goes up must come down”?  Not only is that the basis for Newton’s Law of Gravity, but it also applies to things like birds in flight, the city of Rome, and even moods. All things have their moment of peak glory, but then they usually have to come […]

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Turtle Talk: Keep it Clean

“Clean up, clean up, everybody everywhere, Clean up, clean up, everybody do their share.” If you were alive and conscious during the 1990’s, you probably heard a big purple dinosaur named Barney singing this little ditty about cleaning up your messes. It was a simple message, but it’s a dandy. Here on the Beaches of South […]

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Turtle Talk: The Dark Side

Read at your own risk. I’m going to try to convince you to come over to the dark side. Not the evil space-lord dark side, and not Pink Floyd’s dark side of the moon. No, we are going to learn about the dark side of the beach. When most people think of the Beaches of […]

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