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Monday, December 6, 2021

    Palomino RV Resort hits full capacity for Memorial Day

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman’s investment in the development of an RV park, the Palomino RV Resort, at the Burrow Farm site on County Road 222 saw a great payoff this Memorial Day weekend.   Cullman Parks, Recreation and Sports Tourism Director Zac Wood shared that the...

    Go Fish, Alabama! teaches basics of fishing

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of fishing, but didn’t know where to begin? The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) has developed a beginner fishing course just for you.WFF’s “Go...

    Duck River Reservoir boat ramps closing at 5 p.m. today

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The City of Cullman has announced the temporary closure of its boat ramps at the Duck River Reservoir today, May 20 as water levels are lowered for inspection and maintenance of the Duck River Dam.  On Wednesday, the City issued this notice:  Duck...

    Oak Mountain State Park Interpretive Center reopens May 22

    PELHAM, Ala. - The Oak Mountain Interpretive Center (OMIC) at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama, will celebrate its reopening Saturday, May 22, with a daylong schedule of events for families and children of all ages. The event will feature guided tours of...

    Bassmaster College Series stops at Smith Lake

    CULLMAN, Ala. — Talented teams from across the country will converge on Lewis Smith Lake May 14-15 for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops. The second stop on the 2021 schedule, the event was originally scheduled for Apr. 16-17 before heavy...

    Deer: Attract or deter?

     AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Deer in residential areas—homeowners either love the friendly visitors or wish they would leave plants alone. While hunting season has come and gone, traces of white-tailed deer in residential areas or on landowners’ property are nearing their peak. According to...

    B.A.S.S., Alabama Power, Union Sportsmen’s Alliance & the Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources host dedication ceremony for new pavilion at Smith Lake

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Participation in angling has hit new highs in the past year, and a new public use pavilion built by skilled volunteers from the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance as part of an Alabama Power and B.A.S.S. conservation partnership is offering a much-needed place...

    New license allows hunting of feral swine, coyotes at night

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - With Gov. Kay Ivey’s signature this week, new legislation will provide hunters in Alabama with another opportunity to harvest two specific animals. The legislation allows Conservation Commissioner Chris Blankenship to establish a season for hunting feral hogs and coyotes at night...

    Alabama PALS kicks off 2021 “Don’t Drop It on Alabama” Spring Cleanup

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The 2021 statewide “Don’t Drop It On Alabama” Spring Cleanup will be held during the entire month of April. The cleanup is held annually and coordinated by Alabama PALS (People Against a Littered State), which also coordinates and implements the Alabama...

    Oak Mountain State Park suffers tornado damage

    PELHAM, Ala. – Severe weather, including an apparent tornado, moved through northern Shelby County Thursday and caused damage at Oak Mountain State Park. The park suffered widespread tree damage in areas near Alabama Highway 119, as well as damage to the park’s campground and cable...