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800 pounds of trash collected by Red Mountain Cut Foundation volunteers

The Red Mountain Cut Foundation has been hard at work cleaning up trash from the side of Alabama Highway 280. Last weekend alone, they...

Alabama’s Black Belt: A haven for hunters, anglers, and golfers

Alabama Black Belt Adventures released a new advertisement to promote the region's premiere hunting and fishing opportunities -- as well as the area's world...

Chuck Sykes takes helm as Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies president

According to Ron Regan, executive director of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA), it may not make the headlines in the newspapers...

Friends of the Red Mountain Cut hosting Birmingham Litter Pick Up Day

The Red Mountain Cut foundation is hosting a "Friends of the Cut" litter clean-up event in conjunction with ALPALS (Alabama People Against a Littered...

Nomination process open for state parks Eagle Awards

The state is taking nominations for the Alabama State Parks Eagle Awards, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced Monday. “Our State Parks...

David Rainer: WFF’s Freeman celebrated for Wildlife Conservation service

The adage that if you love your work then you’ll never work a day in your life can be applied to Bill Freeman since...

Alabama Forestry Commission lessens fire restrictions in some counties

Thanks to the rain of the past week, burn restrictions have been lifted in 33 counties in South Alabama, the Alabama Forestry Commission announced. The...

David Rainer: Repairs begin to make Gulf State Park pier whole again

Lamar Pendergrass had a dream several years ago when he became the South Region Operations Supervisor for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural...

Renew Our Rivers has cleaned up 16 million pounds of trash since 2000

Renew Our Rivers was started by the Alabama Power Company in 2000. The national, award-winning campaign has since grown into community cleanups on rivers,...

David Rainer: Alabama hunters make it two years in a row with no fatalities

Alabama hunters deserve a roaring round of applause for their safety awareness. Not only did hunters complete the 2021-2022 hunting seasons without any hunting-related...

Ivey’s ‘No Burn Order’ covers all private, public lands

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is making sure Alabamians and visitors from out of state know that absolutely no burning of...

Citing ‘extremely dry conditions’, Ivey imposes statewide ‘No Burn Order’

Due to an increased amount of wildfires that have already destroyed more than 3,000 acres in a little over two weeks, Gov. Kay Ivey...

Outdoor Alabama’s Big Buck Challenge Photo Contest begins

In good news for the state's gamesmen, Outdoor Alabama has announced that its 2023 Big Buck Challenge Photo Contest has begun. This year's challenge, however,...

Learn the art of trapping: Alabama Conservation Department opens workshop

Those that are interested in learning about the skill of trapping in the state of Alabama can now register for the Department of Conservation...

Date set for Gulf State Park Pier renovation, reopening

After Hurricane Sally hit Alabama's Gulf Coast in 2020, the Gulf State Park Pier was in desperate need of repairs and renovation. Beginning on November...

David Rainer: Celebration of bats continues at Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries

Bats are ubiquitous during the Halloween season, but these creatures deserve celebration year-round for their contribution to our sustainable food production. By eating insects...

Beyond the Hunt: Buckmasters evolves media powerhouse season after season

As the temperatures drop and leaves change color, this time of year signals the start of a  sacred tradition for many families who are...

McCrary elected president of Alabama State Parks Foundation

The Alabama Power Company's Alex McCrary has been elected as the next president of the Alabama State Parks Foundation’s Board of Directors. The Alabama State...

Alabama Mural Trail creates free digital passports, offers prizes

The ever-expanding Alabama Mural Trail is now offering interested travelers a new, free digital passport. The passport will allow the participants to gather points...

Ivey announces $2.1M for state recreational projects

The state of Alabama is receiving more than $2 million for recreational projects, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Tuesday. The money was made available through the...

Cost-share program helps bridge gap for logging operations

The Alabama Forestry Commission has announced a cost-share funding program that makes financial incentives available for forest landowners, loggers, and timber companies throughout the...

Endangered northern long-eared bats discovered in coastal Alabama

Biologists with the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and...

Wetumpka Wildlife Arts Festival scheduled for next month

The second annual Wetumpka Wildlife Arts Festival returns to the banks of the Coosa River in downtown Wetumpka next month. The event will be presented...

Orange Beach boat lands potential record blue marlin

When word got around that Orange Beach boat “Best Trait” was headed to Orange Beach Marina with a huge blue marlin on board, a...