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Celebrate local farmers this Sweet Grown Alabama Day

Get ready to support Alabama farmers and celebrate all things local with Sweet Grown Alabama Day, this Saturday, July 13th.  Each summer the event is...

Rep. Jerry Carl’s bill protecting underwater forest in Gulf of Mexico passes U.S. House

Congressman Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) has announced that legislation to help protect and promote the Underwater Forest in the Gulf of Mexico has officially passed...

Newly-renovated Selma Landing offers recreational hub for Alabama’s Black Belt region

A partnership of conservation groups, state agencies, the city and private groups cut the ribbon this week on a new boat launch, docks and...

Getting the drift of catching trophy catfish in Alabama

Facing against the river current, the boat drifted slowly backward, despite the whirling trolling motor prop slashing to gain headway against the flow. As...

David Rainer: Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo adds dock space, new categories

A new dock and boardwalk, a new live weigh-in category and a new species for catch and release are among the highlights for the...

The forgotten history of Kowaliga, the town beneath Lake Martin

If you’ve been to Lake Martin, Alabama, you have probably visited the beautiful Kowaliga area. Whether to eat, boat around, or visit the marina,...

Alabama State Parks Passport: Your guide to Monte Sano State Park

Alabama is home to an incredible range of state parks that have something to offer adventurers year-round. Our Alabama State Parks Passport series highlights...

Alabama State Parks adding 12 pollinator gardens thanks to RC&D grant funding

The Alabama Association of Resource, Conservation and Development (RC&D) Councils presented a $25,000 grant to Alabama State Parks on Friday, June 21, during the Pollinator...

David Rainer: SEEK AL website showcases outdoor recreational opportunities

Alabama is blessed with an abundance of natural resources and opportunities to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle. However, if you have little to no experience...

Mobile County moves forward with aquatic center plans for Sportsplex

Another step toward an aquatic center for the Mobile County Sportsplex was taken on Monday when the Mobile County Commission said it would comply...

University of Montevallo fishing team earns fourth consecutive School of the Year title

The University of Montevallo has set a new record of winning four consecutive Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia titles following the season-ending...

Sweet Trails Alabama shares Statewide Trails Plan with public

Sweet Trails Alabama is a collaborative initiative to create Alabama’s first statewide trail plan through efforts on state, regional, and local levels. The Public Draft...

Montgomery’s 2024 Buckmasters Expo set for August

The annual Buckmasters Expo in Montgomery, Alabama has officially been set for August 16, 17, and 18th. The event will offer both families and hunting...

David Rainer: WFF’s Weathers credits staff for Bradley Award

Although he may rank in the stratosphere among his peers after receiving the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Guy Bradley Award earlier this year,...

Buckmasters announces office relocation to The Sterling Centre

Buckmasters, a leading media marketing company dedicated to promoting the appreciation of wildlife and outdoor traditions, announced the relocation of its headquarters to The...

Alabama State Parks educate and inspire – ‘I love getting to do my job every single day’

When about 100 first graders from Brooks Elementary School in Lauderdale County excitedly stepped off three yellow school buses for an educational program at...

First-ever Black Belt Road Trip photo contest kicks off

The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association announced its first-ever Black Belt Road Trip Photo Contest is now officially open to the public. The organization...

David Rainer: Inaugural class inducted into Alabama Turkey Hunters Hall of Fame

The inaugural class of the Alabama Turkey Hunters Hall of Fame was inducted last weekend during the World Championship Turkey Calling competition at the...

Innovate Alabama debuts SEEK AL campaign to leverage outdoor assets

Innovate Alabama has launched SEEK AL, a digital campaign dedicated to showcasing the rich variety of outdoor recreational assets the state has to offer to...

Shark attacks 3 off Florida panhandle waters

Three swimmers, including two teenagers, were attacked by sharks in separate incidents at Walton County beaches on Friday, authorities say. A 45-year-old woman was bitten...

David Rainer: R3 professionals experience Alabama’s natural resources, hospitality

Outdoors professionals from around the country converged on Mobile and Riverview Plaza last week to brainstorm on recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) of hunters,...

Alabama’s annual Free Fishing Day taking place on Saturday

Alabama's annual Free Fishing Day, set for this Saturday, June 8 is almost here. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources wants to remind...

David Rainer: Advisory Board hears ADCNR update, joins ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) had a busy weekend recently.  They began their day May 18 with the second 2024 CAB meeting, where...

Smiths Station brothers win 2024 Big Gobbler photo contest

Two brothers from Smith Station are making statewide news after winning this year's Alabama Black Belt Adventures Big Gobbler Photo Contest. Logan Warrick, 14,...