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South Alabama marine sciences professor wins $3.1M water quality grant

Dr. John Lehrter and the University of South Alabama School of Marine and Environmental Sciences will play a lead role in a $3.1 million project to...

Jacobs gains mobility freedom through Outdoor Ability Foundation

Logan Black, a Conservation Enforcement Officer with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division, approached Nate Jacobs...

Auburn University College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment adding outdoor lab, walking trails on campus

Auburn University’s College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment plans to enhance Weagle Woods, an approximately 11-acre tract of forestland behind the Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Building...

Best birding spots in Alabama

The last two years have been filled with an ebb and flow of trends throughout the pandemic. While some have faded, like bread baking...

Return ‘Em Right targets survival of released fish

With the Gulf Coast in the peak of fishing season for the abundant reef fish in Alabama’s vast artificial reef zone, the Return ’Em...

Shark category returns for 89th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

At the request of anglers and spectators, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR) will again have a shark category for the 89th annual...

Fishing tournament on Wheeler Lake offers shot at $1M prize

Anyone with a rod and reel has a chance to win a million dollars or other prizes at the Crank 4 Bank tagged fishing...

Fishing tournament on Wheeler Lake offers shot at $1M prize

Anyone with a rod and reel has a chance to win a million dollars or other prizes at the Crank 4 Bank tagged fishing...

Fishing tournament on Wheeler Lake offers shot at $1M prize

Anyone with a rod and reel has a chance to win a million dollars or other prizes at the Crank 4 Bank tagged fishing...

Puzzle pieces added to protect Weeks Bay Watershed

Protecting a nationally recognized estuary in a rapidly developing coastal area can be a bit like putting together a puzzle where the pieces are...

Blue Cross Blue Shield, National Fitness Campaign partner to create fitness court in Prattville

Last week, the City of Prattville held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its new “fitness court.” The court is a joint effort between the...

Lakepoint State Park opens off-road vehicle course

Lakepoint State Park, located on the banks of the 45,000-acre Lake Eufaula, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to open its newest attraction for...

WFF breaks new ground with night shoot

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) continues to provide citizens with groundbreaking opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in new, innovative ways. The...

Compton’s redfish dish crowned at Alabama Seafood Cook-Off

The four finalists at the recent 7th annual Alabama Seafood Cook-Off at The Lodge at Gulf State Park gave the five esteemed judges a...

New leadership at Gulf and Meaher State Parks

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) announced that Matt Young of Gulf Shores, Alabama, has been named Southwest District Superintendent for...

Auburn bass fishing team finishes second in nation after stellar season

Auburn University’s bass fishing team capped an historic season with its all-time best finish at the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops...

10 nature experiences to have in Alabama this summer

Summer may turn a wildflower hike into a sauna, but there are plenty of creeks, caves, swimming holes and natural phenomena to make working...

Small, rare crayfish thought extinct is rediscovered in cave in Huntsville city limits

A small, rare crayfish thought to be extinct for 30 years has been rediscovered in a cave in the City of Huntsville in northern...

Olmstead’s rescue comes with only minutes to spare

The U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer said only minutes remained before he reached the point of no return. Kevin Olmstead of Fairhope, a veteran...

Voting open for Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association’s Best Fish Photo Contest

Back for 2022, the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association wants to see your fish photos again this year. The 2022 Best Fish Photo Contest allows...

Alabama arts organization announces new wildlife arts festival

The Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery, known to locals as “The Kelly,” recently announced its partnership with the Smoot Harris family and City of Wetumpka...

University of Montevallo fishing team named school of the year for the second consecutive year

The University of Montevallo fishing team was once again crowned the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia. Nearly 200 collegiate...

3 amazing scenic drives to take in Alabama

The open road: a temptress that calls to every soul eager to explore. In Alabama, few things top a spring drive through the countryside....

Memorial Day weekend kicks off red snapper season in Alabama’s coastal waters

Memorial Day weekend not only marks the unofficial beginning of summer but has anglers who love Alabama’s coastal waters excited for the start of...