Volunteering

The 2019 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 sessions to get […]

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2018 VBA End-of-the-Season Breakfast

On Saturday, November 3rd, the 2018 Volunteer Beach Ambassador Team celebrated the end of season at our traditional Breakfast Meeting at Bud & Alley’s Restaurant and sponsored by owner and community supporter, Dave Rauschkolb. Here is what we accomplished this year: 224 Volunteer Beach Ambassadors 18 Trained Junior VBAs 52 Junior VBAs with Parent Sponsor […]

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Join our VBA Team for the 2018 Beach Season!

The Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles Volunteer Beach Ambassadors are preparing for the 2018 Beach Season and would love to have you join our team! We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote sea turtle conservation through awareness and education. If you are a local citizen of Walton County or a […]

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Turtle Talk: Trash Bash Beach Clean Ups 2016

  Each month we host a Trash Bash beach clean up throughout Walton County.  We are fortunate to have a fantastic beach clean up crew that combs the beaches every night to help keep our South Walton beaches in good shape.  Even with this crew, there is still a lot you can do and we […]

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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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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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