Alabama State Parks Announces Energy Efficiency Project

Media Advisory

Date: January 6, 2011

Time: 10 a.m.

Event: Alabama State Parks Groundbreaking for Energy Efficiency Project with Johnson Controls

Location: Oak Mountain State Park Office, 200 Terrace Dr., Pelham, Ala., 35124

Officials with Alabama State Parks and Johnson Controls will break ground on a new energy efficiency project that includes upgrades for six state Parks: Oak Mountain, Joe Wheeler, Lake Guntersville, DeSoto, Cheaha and Lakepoint.

The comprehensive energy program is anticipated to save Alabama State Parks more than $9.1 million over 15 years.

The following are scheduled to be present at the event: 

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Parks, State Lands, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit