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Volunteer Beach Ambassador

Join us for Beach Ambassador Training!

Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles will be holding its last Volunteer Beach Ambassador training on Wed, August 16th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Coastal Branch Library, 437 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. Come join us to learn about sea turtle conservation, and what YOU can do to educate area visitors and locals about […]

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Turtle Talk: New Living Reef Habitat in Grayton Beach State Park 

Last week, the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) began installing the first set of near shore reefs at Grayton Beach State Park here in South Walton County. For all you sea turtle fans, this new reef installation (consisting of approximately 58 towers) will be in the shape of a sea turtle when viewed from above!   The new […]

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Turtle Talk: Superstar

In recent years, Highway 30A in South Walton has become a destination for the rich and famous. We’ve had country singers galore, football players from colleges and the NFL, movie stars, and music execs.  We even had a movie filmed here back in the 90’s, The Truman Show, and country singer Luke Bryan filmed a […]

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We Celebrate Earth Day

We, the Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles, celebrate Earth Day! Some holidays are celebrated by all. Some are even recognized as official government holidays. Some holidays are more of a movement or way to inspire others to acknowledge and do something. That brings us to Earth Day in April. April, a time each year […]

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Turtle Talk: Heeeeeeeere’s Shelly!

Who is Shelly, you ask? If you follow us on Instagram @30Aseaturtles, then you already know who Shelly is. However, if you haven’t checked out our Instagram or Twitter or Facebook feed in the last few weeks then you are missing out. We, the Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles, have started something fun to […]

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