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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...

Firearms deer season to feature two opening days

For deer hunters in Alabama, the opening day of firearms deer season is one the most anticipated times of year. And the wait is...

Additional fire precautions reinstated for state parks

Due to increasingly dry conditions occurring throughout the most of the state, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has reinstated "additional fire...

Country star Riley Green, rodeo champion Tyson Durfey talk ‘Cowboy Code’

Alabama-born country music star Riley Greene joined Team Polaris rodeo champion Tyson Durfey for the most recent edition of Polaris' "Cowboy Code." The two...

Alabama-based influencer shines spotlight on life in the Yellowhammer State

Alyssa Hall, also known as Aly From Alabama, is sharing life in Alabama with her followers across the world. Aly has taken to social...

David Rainer: Maddox optimistic about upcoming waterfowl seasons

Although the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s annual waterfowl survey indicates overall duck numbers are down, Seth Maddox remains optimistic about Alabama’s 2023-2024 waterfowl...

Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest entry deadline approaching

The deadline to enter the Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest is drawing near. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced entries must be...

Happy trails: State awards $2M for recreational trail improvements

Take a hike. Soon, thanks to nearly $2 million in grants, people will be able to enjoy the state's recreational trails and the great outdoors. Gov....

Quota met, Alabama’s red snapper season closes

After reopening the private angler red snapper season because the state's federal quota of red snapper had not been met, the Alabama Department of...

Nature Conservancy announces new board members

The Nature Conservancy in Alabama has selected five members for its Board of Trustees for the 2023-2024 year, the organization announced Monday. The five new...

Alabama newcomers learn to hunt with heart through Adult Mentored Hunting Program

“People should hunt to connect with nature.” -Justin Grider, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources With more than 1.3 million acres of public hunting land, Alabama...

Auburn University hosting Forever Wild quarterly board meeting

Auburn University will be the host of the quarterly Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust board meeting, the group announced. It is scheduled for Nov....

Travel guide reveals ‘What to see and do on I-22’

The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association has released a brochure highlighting attractions, waterfalls, murals, festivals and hotels/motels located along Interstate 22 in North Alabama. The...

State parks feature fantastic fall foliage

It won’t be long before the green summer forests give way to fall foliage featuring shades of yellow, gold, orange, scarlet and crimson. The Alabama...

8 reasons Hallmark Farm is perfect for the Alabama Farm Center

When driving down I-65 North, you are sure to have noticed the iconic, red-roofed barn sitting atop a grassy hill looking down on beautiful lake....

Bryant-Jordan Trail spur open on Kiwanis Vulcan Trail

An addition to the Kiwanis Vulcan Trail in Birmingham has officially been opened. The Freshwater Land Trust made the announcement that the Bryant-Jordan Trail Spur...

Alabama Forestry Commission: Statewide fire alert to continue

The Alabama Forestry Commission is continuing its statewide fire alert. With October historically being Alabama's driest month, the organization felt that the decision was necessary. “The...

Boaters see large deer swimming in Lake Martin

Lake Martin and its surrounding areas are home to a variety of animal species. From supposed alligator sightings to large deer roaming the landscape,...

Additional fire precautions announced for all state parks

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is making further fire precautions for all Alabama State Parks due to extended dry conditions. Visitors...

Wetumpka man arrested after killing black bear; faces $2,000 fine, possible jail

A Wetumpka man has been arrested and is now facing possible jail time and a minimum $2,000 fine as well as the loss of...

Sweet Trails Alabama announces Swing Around the State Tour

Sweet Trails Alabama, in conjunction with the Singing River Trail and Jacksonville State University, will be taking a statewide public tour next week. The Sweet...

Nature Conservancy acquires Wheeler Mountain property

The Nature Conservancy in Alabama has acquired 596 acres on Bibb County's Wheeler Mountain, the group announced Tuesday. The goal behind the purchase, it...

Physically disabled hunt dates announced; registration opens first week of October

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has scheduled deer hunts for hunters with physical disabilities beginning in November. The hunts will run from...