Grasses in Classes

CBA’s Grasses in Classes is a hands-on, environmental education program that gives students a direct role in the restoration of Choctawhatchee Bay. In partnership with AmeriCorps and with partial funding from the USFWS Coastal Program, Boeing Corporation, and National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, CBA provides teachers in Okaloosa and Walton Counties the equipment and materials…

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Dunes in Schools

The Dunes in Schools program educates middle school students about the rare dune lake and barrier island ecosystems which exist in their local environment. Students begin the school year with an exploratory field trip to the beach where they collect data and restore the coastal habitat through planting sea oats. The remainder of the year, the…

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From Shelves to Shores

“From Shelves to Shores” is a hands-on science program offered at community libraries. The program runs for six weeks in June and July and is free and open to the public. Activities include growing shoreline grasses, an interactive touch tank, and more. Our final activity will be an exciting trip to Choctawhatchee bay. Stay tuned for…

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Summer Programs

From Boys & Girls Club programs to library sessions, CBA works throughout June, July, and August to connect kids to the watershed. “From Shelves to the Shores” is a program offered at community libraries. The program runs for six weeks in June and July, offering fun hands-on activities. Our final activity will be a trip to…

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Spat On!

To engage area youth in oyster restoration, CBA will offer a hands-on, place-based aquaculture program known as Spat On! to area high school students. The initiative will provide students with several hands-on activities and lessons that foster their understanding of oyster ecology and the estuarine habitat. Spat On! will contain field experiences and in-class assignments.…

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Volunteer Opportunities

Join CBA in promoting the health and wealth of local waterways by volunteering to take part in our mission. CBA offers volunteer opportunities for all ages and all physical capabilities! From restoration projects to water quality monitoring and public outreach events, CBA invites members of the community to take part in ensuring the future of…

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