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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...

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...