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Conservation Advisory Board meets next month

The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board will hold its second scheduled meeting of the year next month in Huntsville. 

The meeting is 9 a.m. May 20 at the Randolph School Thurber Arts Center, 4915 Garth Road.

Registration to address the board will be from 8-8:30 a.m. Attendees with printed information they wish to share with CAB members are encouraged to bring 16 copies of the material for distribution. 

The advisory board helps form policies for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, examines all rules and regulations, and makes recommendations for their change or amendment. This includes hunting seasons and bag limits.

The 10-member board is appointed by the governor for alternating terms of six years. The members are Chairman Joseph Dobbs Jr.; Greg Barksdale of Hanceville; Kevin Savoy of Dothan; Grady Hartzog of Eufaula; Brock Jones of Tuscaloosa; Raymond Jones Jr., of Huntsville; Jeff Martin of Pell City; Ben C. Stimpson Jr., of Mobile; Gary Wolfe of Fairhope; and Tim Wood of Selma.

The three ex-officio board members are Gov. Kay Ivey, Agriculture Commissioner Rick Pate, and Alabama Cooperative Extension System Director Dr. J. Mike Phillips. Conservation Commissioner Chris Blankenship serves as ex-officio secretary.

If Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations are needed, please contact Betsy Jones at 334-242-3486 or [email protected]. Requests should be made as soon as possible, but at least five days prior to the scheduled meeting.

ADCNR promotes stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. For information, visit www.outdooralabama.com.

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