|A unique place on Earth|
in the Florida panhandle,
115 acre family forest and
Walton County Eco-tourism site,
Exit 70 off I-10 in Mossy Head
a welcoming retreat for
individuals and small groups
M I S S I O N
Shoal Sanctuary offers a rural experience, a place of soul rejuvenation for the weary and civic inspiration for the energized. Through hikes and/or guided tours, guests get reacquainted with the glorious outdoors and awakened to human possibility. An invitation is extended to people who strive to better know themselves, one another, and nature. Shoal Sanctuary also hosts programs and small seminars designed to promote human decency, heighten respect for wildlife, and enhance ecological awareness.
V I S I O N
Specifically, we envision the return of longleaf forest, majestic woodland with asterisk-ended boughs. Our aspiration is that, rooted in responsible stewardship and stemming from this place of repose, goes an ever-expanding community, an on-going spirit of compassion spreading good-will throughout the world. Earth’s 7.9 billion human natives need contact with nature’s grandeur. If we honor and respect Earth, then will we value and protect the environment.
Shoal Sanctuary is SOLAR POWERED,
ECOLOGY FRIENDLY, locally owned and operated,
and RECYCLES via county blue bag system.
WE CONSERVE ENERGY with sanitary methods:
-towel reuse via color-coded system,
-non-disposable cloth napkins and mugs,
-award-winning well water.
Manual control of invasives curtails need for herbicides / pesticides.
COMMUNITY BENEFITS from Shoal Sanctuary include habitat preservation,
educational tours, disaster relief programs, and civic activism:
-assisted migration of imperiled trees,
-our own TDC (Tortoise Development Council),
-light ordinance efforts to preserve night sky visibility.
|Two year-old Magnolia signs in||Signing in for tour|