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Alabama offers new options for hunting and fishing licenses

Hunters and anglers who pursue game or fish in Alabama will have new options to make purchasing licenses for the 2020-2021 seasons easier. The Alabama...

Alabama cities taking to the water with new shoreline public parks

More Alabama cities are discovering, or rediscovering, the allure and economic development potential of their waterfronts. In the coming months, at least two Alabama cities...

Private anglers to get one more opportunity at red snapper

Just when it appeared that the 2020 red snapper season was a wrap, private recreational anglers are likely to get one more opportunity to...

Scientists search for rare mussel on Alabama’s upper Tallapoosa River

On a steamy July morning, along a quiet stretch of the Tallapoosa River north of Wedowee, a small team of biologists from Alabama Power and the Alabama...

WFF reminds alligator hunters of no-cull regulation

With Alabama’s 2020 alligator season only a couple of weeks away, the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division wants to remind those lucky...

‘Hiking with Hailey’ explores Alabama’s great outdoors

For someone who really doesn’t care for insects, Hailey Sutton has put her fears behind her to share Alabama’s great outdoors via her increasingly...

No live auction for 2020 State Lands hunting leases

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the State Lands Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will conduct its hunting lease program...

Hunting season dates announced for 2020-2021

The 2020-2021 hunting season will bring big changes for white-tailed deer hunters in a few parts of Alabama with the creation of two new...

Freshwater Land Trust focuses on conservation, stewardship to benefit Alabamians

From the ever-expanding Red Rock Trail System to protecting the habitat of the endangered vermilion darter on Turkey Creek, the Freshwater Land Trust both cares and caretakes. “We own and manage...

Mobile Bay conservation group develops smart growth plan for communities

The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP) has developed a smart growth plan that communities can use to prevent erosion and protect watersheds. The plan is based...

North Zone dove season opens on Labor Day weekend

Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Director Chuck Sykes wants to make sure dove hunters are not caught flat-footed this September when the season...

ADFSR returns to its roots for 2020 rodeo

The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR), the largest saltwater tournament in the nation, will revert to its roots for the 87th rodeo, scheduled...

Responsible recreation: How sportsmen and women continue to set an example in the age of social distancing

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in many changes that require us all to adjust. Phrases like “self-quarantine” and “social distancing,” which were rarely used...

Retiree finds joy noodling for catfish on Alabama waterways

Keith Gibson has spent a lifetime hunting and fishing. Fishing, for most of his life, was spent in the traditional sense with a pole...

Alabama Power helping endangered woodpeckers thrive

A federally endangered woodpecker is thriving in central Alabama thanks to a partnership between Alabama Power, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Alabama Department of Conservation...

Mid-July completion expected for Gulf State Park Pier renovations

Lamar Pendergrass believes in the old saying that good things come to those who wait. The timing of the renovations to Gulf State Park Pier...

Alabama red snapper season to end early

The State of Alabama announced this week that the 2020 red snapper season will close for private anglers on July 3, which is 16...

Interior Secretary Bernhardt promotes outdoors opportunities during Alabama tour

Opening America’s vast federal lands to outdoors recreational activity is the expressed goal of David Bernhardt, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, who...

Secretary of Interior visiting Alabama for wildlife refuge tour on Tuesday

United States Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt is coming to Alabama on Tuesday for a tour of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge...

Scoggins brothers complete Redeye Slam in one day

When the Scoggins brothers accept a challenge, there’s no turning back. The firefighter brothers, Kevin at Hueytown and Steven at Hoover, revert to their roots...

Snapper season opener shows pent-up demand

While the second weekend of the private recreational red snapper season in Alabama saw near perfect conditions, the opening weekend proved why state management...

Alligator comeback continues; Hunt registration opens June 2

Alabama will celebrate its 15th alligator hunting season in 2020 as a remarkable recovery story continues for the American alligator. Early in the 20th century,...

Eagle Scout project memorializes Orange Beach charter captain

When Garrett Ard started his Eagle Scout project four years ago, the goal was to honor the memory of his late grandfather, Capt. Gloyice...

Everything you need to know about Alabama’s 2020 red snapper season that begins Friday

Alabama's 2020 red snapper season begins Friday, and Yellowhammer News has compiled everything an Alabama angler needs to know. The season will take place each...