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Lake Eufaula lands 2021 Bassmaster Team Championship event

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The last spot in the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk will be filled on historic Lake...

Alabama 2020 oyster harvest doubles previous year’s totals

Harvest numbers for the 2020 Alabama oyster season, which ended on December 23, indicate the state’s oyster ecosystem is bouncing back in a big...

Volunteers build new fish habitats for Alabama’s lakes and rivers

New artificial fish habitats will soon be deployed in Alabama lakes and rivers as part of a joint effort by Alabama Power, B.A.S.S. and Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation to help...

South Alabama dives into Galapagos research

When Dr. Ronnie Baker returns to the Galapagos Islands as part of ongoing research project with the University of South Alabama, he’ll bring along...

Black Belt Adventures urges hunters to donate venison

Hunters Helping the Hungry has provided more than a half-million pounds of ground venison to those in need in Alabama, and the Alabama Black...

Inaugural Black Belt Hunters Food Drive being held this weekend in Alabama

The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA) is encouraging hunters across the region to donate a harvested deer to the Hunters Helping the Hungry...

WFF reactivates 800 number for game check

The toll-free Game Check phone number, 1-800-888-7690, is back and better than ever. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) has reactivated...

Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association adds two board members

The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA) on Thursday announced that former Auburn University assistant football coach Joe Whitt, Sr. of Lee County and...

Auburn University professor teams with European scientists seeking to save olive trees from deadly pathogen

An Auburn University researcher has joined with European scientists in an attempt to decipher the disease process caused by one of the world’s most harmful plant...

Two CWD cases suspected in NE Mississippi, first ever within 25 miles of Alabama border

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on Thursday announced that the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has received “suspect positive”...

Auburn University professor’s study finds size of urban green spaces determines biodiversity

A recent study co-authored by an Auburn University professor, using nearly two decades of data on birds inhabiting New York City parks, answers longstanding questions about...

Tips for hunting the rut in Alabama

While the white-tailed deer rut has come and gone in a few areas in Alabama, hunters in the majority of the state are dealing...

Monroe County acquisition protects Red Hills salamander habitat

A significant step in protecting an amphibian species that only lives in Alabama was celebrated last week at the Forever Wild Red Hills Complex...

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant will help rare fish to thrive in Alabama

A tiny freshwater fish, recently rediscovered in Alabama, will get some help to survive, thanks to a grant from the nonprofit National Fish and Wildlife...

Last-minute Christmas gifts for outdoors enthusiasts

Buying Christmas gifts for those who love the outdoors can be a daunting task simply because we tend to already be outfitted for every...

2020 Alabama red snapper season closed for private anglers

After completing a review of the extended fall weekend private angler red snapper season, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) has...

Public land provides opportunities to hunt rut all season

Most people think the rutting activity of white-tailed deer in Alabama occurs mostly in January and into February. However, if you’re willing to travel,...

Venison recipes that are perfect for the holidays

When that Thanksgiving turkey has been reduced to a discarded carcass, it’s time to break out those wild game and fish recipes to enjoy...

Wonderland Under Warrior returns at Alabama’s Rickwood Caverns State Park

Alabama State Parks, a division of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, this week announced that one of the state’s unique holiday traditions...

With piers closed, Thornton takes to Alabama’s beautiful beaches

With a nickname like Pier Pounder, David Thornton of Mobile has seen his favorite pastime disappear with 2020’s double whammy of hurricanes. Hurricane Sally...

Nearly $26M of Fish and Wildlife grants coming to Alabama’s Gulf Coast

Governor Kay Ivey announced Thursday that $25,970,000 million worth of projects on Alabama's coastline have been funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation...

Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association launches ninth annual Big Buck Photo Contest

The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA) on Wednesday announced the kickoff of its ninth annual Big Buck Photo Contest. “Deer hunting in Alabama, and especially...

Parks officials working to reopen portion of Gulf State Park Pier

Gulf State Park on Alabama’s beautiful Gulf Coast will be a beehive of activity now and into the future. One of the priorities is to...

Alabama Power, Southern Company support research to fight bat-killing disease

Bats can be scary to some people. But far more frightening is the impact a virulent bat disease is having on the furry, flying...