84.9 F
Cullman
Monday, May 27, 2024
More
    Home Tags Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

    Tag: Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

    Alabama saltwater records continue to fall

    0
    As saltwater fishing for 2024 heads into the peak seasons, a look back at 2023 reveals another record-breaking year for those who fish Alabama’s...

    Join State Parks for Hike 24 in 24 Alabama

    0
    Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to join the naturalists and volunteers from the foothills of the Appalachians, along the Tennessee River...

    Tomato Pie with Blackened Quail top dish at AWF Finals

    0
    A down-home dish that utilized Alabama native species of wild game and vegetables was crowned champion recently at the Alabama Wildlife Federation (AWF) Wild...

    WFF biologists available to help with hunting season preparations

    0
    When it gets hot in late summer, most hunters in Alabama start dreaming about the upcoming seasons Chris Cook, Deer Program Coordinator with the...

    Alabama State Chapter receives National Wild Turkey Federation Acreage Award

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - At the recent National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Convention celebrating the 50th anniversary of the organization, the Alabama Chapter received the...

    Winners of 2023 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest announced

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The winners of the 2023 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest are listed below. As usual, the judges had a very difficult time...

    WFF’s goal: Make public fishing lakes even better

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama State Public Fishing Lakes (PFLs) program is adapting to better serve the citizens of the state who depend on...

    11 Eagle Award winners honored for contributions to Alabama State Parks

    0
    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Winners of the seventh annual Eagle Awards were honored Saturday as part of Eagle Awareness Weekend at Lake Guntersville State Park.  The...

    ADCNR: Outdoors is for everyone

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) is making every effort to convey the message that our state’s great...

    Alabama State Parks’ Mitchum named Enforcement Officer of the Year

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - District Park Ranger Pete Mitchum, with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ State Parks Division, was told to wear...

    Cook: Deer activity in most of Alabama approaching peak

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - For most of the state, Alabama deer hunters are in the midst of the peak hunting period when deer start moving...

    ACES: 2023 deer hunting safety refresher

    0
    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Deer hunting is a popular recreational pastime for many Alabamians. In fact, the 2021-2022 hunting season saw more than 228,000...

    Find, share recipes at Outdoor Alabama’s Wild Eats page

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - If your hunting season has gone well and you have plenty of wild game to prepare, you may be looking for...

    WFF expands SOA hunting opportunities

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division continues to expand its unique access to...

    Roads and parking areas at Lake Guntersville State Park paved with...

    0
    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Officials with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management on Tuesday showed...

    Black bear cubs collared in northeast Alabama

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - To say Traci Wood has a passion for bears would understate her love for the small black bear populations on opposite...

    Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries announces special Youth, Veteran...

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has designated Saturday, February 5, 2022, as the second of the 2021-2022...

    All oyster harvest zones to close January 21, 2022

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Pursuant to Section 9-12-28, Code of Alabama 1975 as stated by Rule 220-3-.02, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’...

    National Wild Turkey Federation donates $122,000 for wildlife management

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently allocated $122,000 in Hunting Heritage Super Funds for wild turkey...

    Greater Amberjack, Gray Triggerfish and Flounder season reminders

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD) reminds anglers that the recreational harvest of greater...

    New license allows hunting of feral swine, coyotes at night

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - With Gov. Kay Ivey’s signature this week, new legislation will provide hunters in Alabama with another opportunity to harvest two specific...

    Hawley wants to leave turkey hunting legacy

    0
    At the recent Alabama Conservation Advisory Board meeting in Montgomery, one of the people who took advantage of the opportunity to address the Board...

    Controlled burns top tool for wildlife, land managers

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Social media has been filled with smoke and fire lately as many land managers, like the...

    R3 campaign encourages Alabamians to get outdoors

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources With the social distancing requirements from COVID-19, many people have turned to the outdoors to escape...

    Alabama hunters bagging big bucks this season

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Judging from the number of deer reported through the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division’s...

    Winners of Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest announced

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The winners of the 2021 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest are listed below. As usual, the judges had a very difficult time...

    Special Youth, Veteran and Active Military Personnel Waterfowl Hunting Day Feb....

    0
    The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has designated Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 as the second of the 2020-2021 hunting season’s Special...

    Woodcock monitoring program tracks migration routes

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Seth Maddox will head out in February with other Division biologists to do some woodcock hunting....

    Black Belt Adventures urges hunters to donate venison

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Hunters Helping the Hungry has provided more than a half-million pounds of ground venison to those...

    WFF reactivates 800 number for Game Check

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources The toll-free Game Check phone number, 1-800-888-7690, is back and better than ever. The Alabama Department...

    CWD detected in 2 additional NE Mississippi counties

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) recently received “suspect positive” Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) test results for two...

    Tips for hunting the rut in Alabama

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources While the white-tailed deer rut has come and gone in a few areas in Alabama, hunters...

    Public land provides opportunities to hunt rut all season

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Most people think the rutting activity of white-tailed deer in Alabama occurs mostly in January and...

    Venison recipes perfect for holidays

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources When that Thanksgiving turkey has been reduced to a discarded carcass, it’s time to break out...

    With piers closed, Thornton takes to Alabama’s beautiful beaches

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources With a nickname like Pier Pounder, David Thornton of Mobile has seen his favorite pastime disappear...

    Parks officials working to reopen portion of Gulf State Park Pier

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Gulf State Park on Alabama’s beautiful Gulf Coast will be a beehive of activity now and...

    Feral hog population in Alabama shows no decline

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Despite an increased effort to mitigate the impact of feral hogs in Alabama, the hog population...

    Don’t get complacent about hunter safety

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Although the number of hunting accidents has held steady for the last several years, Captain Marisa...

    Gulf State Park section succumbs to Sally’s surge

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources One aspect of living on Alabama’s beautiful Gulf Coast is the realization that the best-laid plan...

    What’s new for the 2020-2021 hunting seasons

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Deer hunters will find two new zones in the 2020-2021 Alabama Deer Zones...

    Alabama State Parks online campground reservation system now live

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Ready for a camping trip to one – or several – of the beautiful Alabama State...

    WFF cautiously optimistic about spread of silver carp

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Chris Greene is cautiously optimistic that an invasive fish species that can wreak havoc on...

    Registration now open for Alabama’s Adult Mentored Hunting Program

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Learning to hunt may seem out of reach for those who didn’t grow up with hunting as part of their family...

    ADCNR strengthens safeguards against nonnative species

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Due to ecological, economic, and human health and safety concerns related to the potential impacts of nonnative animals, Alabama Administrative Code...

    Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest opens Aug. 3

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The 2021 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest will begin accepting entries Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. This year’s contest is a joint project...

    North Zone dove season opens Labor Day weekend

    0
    Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Director Chuck Sykes wants to make sure dove hunters are not caught flat-footed this September when the season...

    Smith Lake Park Public Boat Ramp to close June 18 for...

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) on Sunday announced it will temporarily...

    Coyotes in Cullman?

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Tribune has received an increasing number of reports of coyotes spotted in and around the city limits of Cullman over...

    Awesome Trail opens at Joe Wheeler State Park

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources  Those who love to explore nature have another opportunity with the opening of the new trail...

    NWTF Donates Almost $168,000 for Wildlife Management

    0
    The Alabama Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently allocated $167,685 in Hunting Heritage Super Funds for wild turkey projects in Alabama. Of that...

    Alabama State Parks naturalists to provide virtual programming

    0
    For all those nature lovers who are unable to visit one of the beautiful Alabama State Parks due to the COVID-19 precautionary measures, the...

    Conservation Advisory Board considers deer zones, turkey reporting

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources The first Alabama Conservation Advisory Board meeting of 2020 resulted in a wealth of good news...

    First wild eastern indigo snake found in Alabama in 60 years

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Traci Wood admitted holding the snake almost made her come unglued. No, she wasn’t afraid of...

    AL Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources named Agency of Year...

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources recently received special recognition by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation with the presentation of...

    Cullman County Commission Chairman Kenneth Walker cited for violations in deer...

    0
    BAILEYTON, Ala. - Cullman County Commission Chairman Kenneth Walker was cited* Saturday for failing to report the deaths of two deer in his licensed...

    Complacency often leads to treestand, firearms accidents

    0
    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources: The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division’s Hunter Education Program wants to teach old hunters...

    Registration for sandhill crane season opens Sept. 4

    0
    Registration for Alabama’s first sandhill crane hunting season in more than 100 years will open Sept. 4 and run until Sept. 25, 2019. The...

    Alabama sets 1st sandhill crane hunting season in 103 years

    0
    Alabama hunters will have their first opportunity in 103 years to hunt a migratory bird that has been making a steady comeback for the...

    Snake safety

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - The fear of snakes, or ophidiophobia, is one of the most common phobias among humans. There is a debate in the...

    Alabama Bait Bill becomes law

    0
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.- Hunters in Alabama can now hunt white-tailed deer (when in season) and feral pigs with the aid of bait on privately owned...

    WFF Enforcement K9 Unit a different breed

    0
    One turkey hunter was extremely grateful that the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Law Enforcement Section has a K9 unit, although there is...

    Black bear struck by vehicle on U.S. 278 in Brooksville

    0
    Brooksville resident Jamie Pettit, who helped state wildlife officials load the bear for transport, shows the size of its paw. (Photo courtesy Jamie Pettit) BROOKSVILLE...

    From Cheaha to Meaher, state parks diversity abounds

    0
    Cheaha State Park's Callie Thornton takes in the vista at Bald Rock. (Photo by David Rainer) By David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural...

    Outdoor Alabama photo contest now open

    0
    This ruby-throated hummingbird photo taken by Jim Flynn placed in a previous Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest. MONTGOMERY - The Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest is now...

    Black bear sightings continue to increase

    0
    Photo by Billy Pope, ADCNR Add Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan and St. Clair counties to the growing list of black bear sightings in Alabama in...

    COLUMN: Disease-carrying ticks widespread across Alabama

    0
    The collection of ticks using sticky tape shows the abundance of ticks in certain areas in Alabama. (Emily Merritt) As a turkey hunter, I am...

    Ever seen a black bear in Alabama? You might soon

    0
    Black bears in Alabama are being studied by using DNA collection devices, like barbed wire around a bait, as well as collaring adult bears....

    2018 Alabama Waterfowl Stamp art contest opens Dec. 11

    0
    The 2018-19 Alabama Waterfowl Stamp art contest winning entry, the Green-Winged Teal, by John Denney of Alexander City. / www.outdooralabama.com  MONTGOMERY - Alabama artists...

    Registration for 2017 alligator hunts now open- Alabama issuing 260 tags...

    0
    Photo courtesy of www.OutdoorAlabama.com: Amanda Stokes and her party (John Stokes, Savanah, Kevin and Parker Jenkins) from Thomaston, Alabama hauled in this 15-foot, 1011.5-pound...

    Gators in Smith Lake could mean trouble for fishermen and residents

    0
    This photo posted on Facebook appears to show a juvenile American alligator. SMITH LAKE - Residents and sport fishers around Smith Lake appear to be...