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Latest news on Trout Point Boardwalk and those busy beavers creating a dam.

Happy Sunday all. Sorry to take up your leisure time.I just want to let everyone know that I am following a plan given to me by the head of the department charged with administering the work on Trout Point. We are, under no circumstances, to do anything about either the beaver dam or the Boardwalk. […]

World Oceans Day June 8 at Perdido Key State Park

  Free World Oceans Day Event Brings Fun and Awareness Help celebrate this Worldwide Event at Perdido Key State Park Perdido Key, FL  – For over 30 years, the Perdido Key Association (PKA), a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has operated for charitable and educational purposes to promote the welfare and orderly development of Perdido Key, Florida. PKA […]

Perdido Key Dune Restoration begins on March 5 at the Alabama line and moves east

The following press release was passed on to PKA by Escambia County officials: Perdido Key Dune Restoration Project Begins March 5 The Perdido Key Dune Restoration Project is set to begin Monday, March 5. Contractor Aquatic Plants of Florida and subcontractor Cardno Limited will begin work in the west near the Alabama-Florida state line and continue working […]

Perdido Key Association membership meeting 2/24 and useful notes

February 2018 2018 PKA Annual Membership Meeting The Perdido Key Association’s Annual Membership Meeting will take place on February 24, 2018, from 10 AM until Noon, at the Eden Condominium, 16281 Perdido Key Drive. All PKA members are invited to attend. If not already in hand, you should soon receive a packet of material by […]

How to eat a Lionfish and more…….on Saturday

Lionfish event coming up this weekend at Plaza de Luna. The Perdido Key Chamber is a proud sponsor of this event. Two of the nation’s leading conservationists: Guy Harvey and Nick Wiley from F.W.C. will be there.  Look for the Perdido Key Chamber vendor booth. click on this link LionfishEventFlyer FINAL  

Park Service seeks Volunteers

Gulf Islands National Seashore seeks Volunteers for Fort Pickens Visitor Center and Fort Barrancas Visitor Center. Superintendent Dan Brown announced today that the Gulf Islands National Seashore is looking for volunteers to assist with operating the Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas Visitor Centers. The park is looking to recruit volunteers who care about park resources, […]

Navy now allows pets on leash at Trout Point

From the Naval Air Station — We did change our rules at Trout Point. Copy of the sign attached is on the Heron’s Forest Facebook page. ( or click on the Facebook link to the right on this page) The only real change was to allow pets on leash. We also do not allow boating, kayaking, jet […]

Snakes in the Library

Up close and personal – learn more about our snakes – the good, the bad and the ugly.  Come to the SWBranch Library on Monday, June 27, at 6pm.  Rick O’Connor will help you identify the good guys and the bad guys.

SW Branch Library Doings: Shimmy at 10, Turtles at 11 & check out Garden Bells

Cathy Peyton (AKA Sahdia Saraab) will be leading a group of belly dancers as they dance at various public locations across Pensacola on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in an effort to raise awareness and funding for the FavorHouse, a local women’s shelter.    The group of 36 local professional and amateur belly dancers will perform […]

Wild Day of Fun!!!

Wild Day of Fun!!! Saturday, December 1, 2012 from noon till 3:30PM the Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida will be the WILD place to be! The Holiday Open house, the Give a Hoot Supply Drive and WILDfest will be joined together to celebrate 30 years, with live music from Sweet Prospect Celtic band while raptors […]

Coyote Sightings

This am (0800) I was walking my dog, Luci the Attack Basset on Lorikeet toward the circle, when Luci stiffened and did not want to continue forward. I looked up and thought I glimpsed a strange dog (Coyote). I dragged Luci with me and as we got near the circle, sure as heck; there was […]

Snakes on the Trail

Twice over the past few weeks I have been running down the trail to Trout Point and have run into a cottonmouth on the trail and beside the trail. Just wanted to alert everyone to be very alert and careful. Thank you Kim Marcus, 8/22/2012

Artists Gone Wild!

Mark Your Calendars!!!! Please join us for this truly amazing event and meet the “Wild” artists!!! Cathy Ingram, 6/6/2012

Tree Cattle

For the past few days we have noticed “patches” of bugs which at first glance look to be an area of black tar about 4-5 inches in diameter, on our crepes, oak, and holly trees. Upon closer examination we found lots of mosquito size insects on the tree bark (mostly on the trunk of the […]


“Keep an Eye on Your Small Pets” Adult coyote spotted on Foggy Bottom Rd between Rookery and Lorikeet at 9:30pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2012.” Craig Hoefer, 4/11/2012

Nature Center Opening

The past several months have been some of the most exciting in NWFLEC’s history! We now have a nature center! NWFLEC also celebrated it’s 7th yr anniversary in late December and we are now moving into our 8th yr of existence. For a small group we have accomplished a great deal in 7 yrs. First, […]

Trout Point

I ran into the Navy Marine Services person today and asked about what I thought were oil balls on the beach. He said BP analyzed them and said they were entirely organic, with no oil in them. Samples have been taken and are being processed by the UWF lab. The results will be available in […]

Loose Dogs

Just encountered 2 loose large chocolate male lab/rottweiler mix dogs running around Jabiru Ln.  One has a blue collar, the other has no collar, no identification.  They seem friendly, but are very large.  My neighbor has him on a leash and his buddy is hanging around too. Cathy Ingram, 11/10/2011> UPDATE 11/12/2011: He broke the […]
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