Conservation Advisory Board Meets February 5 in Montgomery

The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board will meet Saturday, February 5, 2011, in the State Capitol Auditorium in Montgomery, Ala. This is the first scheduled meeting of the Advisory Board in 2011. Registration for those wishing to address the board will be from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The meeting will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Visitors should use the entrance behind the Capitol on North Union Street.

The Conservation Advisory Board assists and advises on matters relating to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) including hunting seasons and bag limits. The Board is composed of 10 members appointed by the governor for alternating terms of six years, and three ex-officio members in the persons of the Governor of Alabama, the Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, and the Director of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. The ADCNR Commissioner serves as the ex-officio secretary of the Board.

This is the first Conservation Advisory Board Meeting for the new ADCNR Commissioner, N. Gunter Guy Jr., and the new Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Commissioner, John McMillan.

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