69.6 F
Mobile
68 F
Huntsville
69.6 F
Birmingham
58 F
Montgomery

CATEGORY

Outdoors

Katie Boyd Britt named to Alabama Wildlife Federation board of directors

Business Council of Alabama (BCA) president and CEO Katie Boyd Britt has been elected to serve on the Alabama Wildlife Federation’s (AWF) board of directors. For...

The Preserves, Alabama Power recreation sites, open to all to enjoy nature

Alabama is known for its beautiful lakes, but there is even more to discover along the state’s lakeside lands. Alabama’s rivers, lakes and streams have...

Two rare plant species discovered at Alabama’s Oak Mountain State Park

When Noah Yawn headed out for Oak Mountain State Park in October 2020, he was planning to take part in a survey for a...

Alabama red snapper season parameters different for 2021

Alabama’s 2021 red snapper season for private recreational anglers will be different than in previous years. The season opens on May 28 with four-day...

New member appointed to Conservation Advisory Board

Kevin Savoy of Dothan, Alabama, has been appointed to the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board by Gov. Kay Ivey. Savoy replaces Patrick Cagle of Montgomery,...

Start of Alabama’s 2021 red snapper season announced

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD) on Monday announced that Alabama state waters and federal waters will...

Scientists identify new home for rare, tiny rush darter

A new search in the Bankhead National Forest for a tiny, rare fish found only in Alabama has discovered it living in a spot where no...

Alabama Wildlife Center celebrating Coosa the owl’s 20th birthday on Saturday afternoon

A near-death experience for a fledgling owl in 2001 resulted in a second chance for the raptor and educational close encounters for countless people...

The Hunting Public matches wits with Alabama turkeys

The guys from YouTube sensation The Hunting Public made a swing through the state early this turkey season and found out how much work it takes...

Alabama State Parks launching historic corporate giving, improvement campaign

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday joined the Alabama State Parks Foundation, local corporate leaders and other stakeholders at Oak Mountain State Park to...

Storms damage important red-cockaded woodpecker longleaf habitat in Alabama

The storms that tore through Alabama last month took a toll on a rare longleaf pine forest near Lake Mitchell, but Alabama Power biologists have moved in...

Great Red Snapper Count may have little impact on 2021 season

Last week’s meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council (Gulf Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) yielded mixed results for red snapper...

Two Alabamians named to Bassmaster high school All-American team

Two up-and-coming anglers from Alabama have been selected as 2021 members of the prestigious Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team, it was announced this...

Auburn University researcher, team present new methods of drought forecasting

With his research team, Sanjiv Kumar, assistant professor in the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, co-authored a breakthrough study on drought forecasting...

Alabama-grown: Chilton County farmer cultivates her dream

THORSBY, Alabama – Taylor Boozer Hatchett didn’t grow up on a farm, but she has a passion for tending the land and sharing its...

Anglers, sightseers celebrate partial Gulf State Park Pier reopening

That old adage about making lemonade when you’re presented with a difficult situation applies perfectly to Alabama’s Gulf State Park Pier. Just as one of...

Kick off turkey season with the help of Alabama-made turkey calls

Talking turkey is a finely honed skill of Mike Pentecost, the founder and owner of Woodhaven Custom Calls. This Alabama native has been hand-making...

WFF Enforcement Section teaches handgun basics classes

As firearms sales continue to set records, the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division’s Law Enforcement Section recognized a demand in basic training...

Study: Gulf contains around three times as many red snapper as previously estimated

The final results of a high-profile study revealed on Wednesday that the U.S. portion of the Gulf of Mexico contains more than 110 million...

Alabamians encouraged to enter annual ‘Big Gobbler Photo Contest’ during turkey hunting season

In conjunction with the opening of Alabama’s spring turkey season this past Saturday, successful hunters in the Black Belt -- widely regarded as one...

Hawley wants to leave turkey hunting legacy

At the recent Alabama Conservation Advisory Board meeting in Montgomery, one of the people who took advantage of the opportunity to address the Board...

Alabama company reducing humanity’s impact on environment

Don Bates loves his job. His official title is “Founder and Owner” of Osprey Initiative (OI) but his business card lists him as CLG. “Chief Litter Gitter,” Bates...

Lake Martin Tourism Association’s Brandy Hastings predicts ‘strong summer’ on Alabama lake

As the weather slowly gets warmer with the promise of longer days and more opportunities to spend outdoors, Lake Martin Tourism Association (LMTA) Executive Director Brandy...

Advisory board approves changes to 2022 turkey season

In a 6-2 vote with two abstentions, the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) recommended a starting date of March 25 for the 2022 spring...