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2005 Press Releases

December 21, 2005   Public Asked to Report Bald Eagle Nesting Activity
December 19, 2005   Controlled Burns Planned For Gulf State Park
December 12, 2005   Alabama Wildlife Strategy Approved
December 08, 2005   Conservation Department Asks Deer Hunters to Report Harvests
November 30, 2005   Forever Wild Board Meeting Set For December 8 At The Wehle Nature Center In Bullock County
November 22, 2005   Holiday Gift Suggestions for the Outdoors Person
November 21, 2005   First Lady Donates Blankets to Katrina Evacuees
November 21, 2005   Conservation Officer Draper Receives Anti-Litter Award
November 15, 2005   Waterfowl Art Contest Announced
November 09, 2005   Alabama Hunters Help the Hungry
November 08, 2005   Wetumpka Man Wins Outdoor Alabama Jon Boat
October 25, 2005   Forest Improvement Planned For Lakepoint State Park
October 17, 2005   Emergency Regulations Enacted For Special State Park Deer Hunts
October 17, 2005   Alabama’s Summer Of 2005 Hot With Freshwater Fish Records
October 17, 2005   Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs® Volunteer Training Set Available
October 05, 2005   State-Owned Forest Land Slated For Wildlife Habitat Improvement
October 03, 2005   Three Hunting Areas Added For The Physically Disabled
September 30, 2005   Some Coastal Waters Reopened To Vessels And Watercraft
September 27, 2005   Free Birding Workshops Offered Saturday, October 1
September 22, 2005   South Sandy Shooting Range Provides Opportunities for Shooters in Alabama
September 14, 2005   North Alabama Birding Trail Now Open
September 07, 2005   Outdoor Heritage Day To Be Held At Wehle Land Conservation Center
September 07, 2005   Conservation Department Officers Assist Hurricane Relief Efforts
September 06, 2005   Retailers Give Boost to Hunter Education Program
September 06, 2005   Three Archery Hunts Scheduled for Oak Mountain State Park
September 02, 2005   10 New Cabins Proposed for Joe Wheeler State Park
September 01, 2005   Alabama State Parks to House People Displaced by Hurricane Katrina
August 31, 2005   Alabama Coastal Waters Closed Following Hurricane Katrina
August 24, 2005   Largemouth Bass Featured on Auto Tag
August 23, 2005   Defendant Pleads Guilty To Assault on Officer
August 19, 2005   STEP OUTSIDE Youth Dove Hunts Scheduled for 30 Counties in Alabama
August 02, 2005   Shoot And Sort Photos Now For The Outdoor Alabama 2006 Photo Contest
July 29, 2005   Outdoor Alabama Magazine Receives National Honors
July 29, 2005   Fawns Not Abandoned: Leave Them Alone
July 26, 2005   Golf Appreciation Day Grand Opening Scheduled for Oak Mountain State Park
July 26, 2005   Ground Breaking Scheduled for New District I Office Building
July 19, 2005   Rare and Endangered Mussel Fauna Suffer Due to Lack of Knowledge
July 18, 2005   Alabama Student Wins at National Fish Art Expo
July 12, 2005   Forever Wild Commits $15 Million to Purchase Land for Public Use
July 12, 2005   Lakepoint Resort State Park Official Opening Set for Thursday, July 14
July 08, 2005   Alabama Student Wins at National Fish Art Expo
July 06, 2005   The Grand Canyon of the South: The Walls of Jericho
July 01, 2005   Take Precautions While Visiting Alabama Beaches
July 01, 2005   Debris Cleanup Underway Along Alabama Coast
June 30, 2005   New Conservation Enforcement Officer Hired for Sumter County
June 22, 2005   Shoal Creek Preserve Opens June 24 for Public Use
June 20, 2005   Conservation Department Publishes Quail Management Book
June 15, 2005   Forever Wild Board Meeting Set for June 23 at Auburn’s Dixon Hotel & Conference Center
June 13, 2005   Open Woods Days Scheduled on Sipsey River Swamp Recreation Area
June 13, 2005   Buck Harvest Restriction Plan Implemented for Barbour County
June 13, 2005   Black Belt Birding Trail Gets Early Start
June 10, 2005   Change in Creel Limit for Alligator Gar
June 10, 2005   Nine-Inch Crappie Limit Lifted on Public Waters 500 Acres and Smaller
June 10, 2005   Conservation Enforcement Officer Receives Life Saving Award
June 02, 2005   June 4 is Youth Fishing Day at Lowndes County WMA
June 01, 2005   State-Fish Art Contest Winners Announced
June 01, 2005   Controlled Burn at Gulf State Park Planned for June 9-10
May 27, 2005   Black Bass Slot Limit Changed on Lewis Smith Reservoir
May 24, 2005   National Safe Boating Week Is May 21-27
May 18, 2005   Tip Leads to Recovery of Stolen Boating Property
May 17, 2005   Controlled Burns at Gulf State Park Planned for May 25-26 and June 8-9
May 16, 2005   Alabama’s Department of Conservation Receives More than $8.6 Million For Wildlife Conservation
May 09, 2005   Outdoor Alabama Announces 2006 Photo Contest
April 28, 2005   New Conservation Enforcement Officers Hired for Choctaw County
April 28, 2005   New Conservation Enforcement Officer Hired for Marengo County
April 28, 2005   Gulf State Park Breaks Ground for New Pavilion and Cabins
April 15, 2005   Governor Riley Scheduled to Dedicate Walls of Jericho April 23
April 13, 2005   Forever Wild Land Trust Acquires Bayou Jasmine in Mobile-Tensaw Delta
April 11, 2005   Second Annual State Archery Championship to Be Held April 26
April 11, 2005   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet May 21 in Talladega
April 08, 2005   Mobile-Tensaw Delta is Prime Location to View Wildlife and Experience Bartram Canoe Trail
April 08, 2005   “Operation Snapper” Yields Seven Alabama Arrests
April 07, 2005   Open Woods Days Set for Forever Wild’s Sipsey River Swamp Recreation Area
April 06, 2005   Flood-Closed Baldwin County Waterways Reopened For Vessels and Watercraft
April 05, 2005   Gulf State Park to Reopen 100 Renovated Campsites
March 30, 2005   Arrest Made in Two-state Vehicle Theft Ring
March 25, 2005   Strickland Appointed to Conservation Advisory Board
March 23, 2005   Forever Wild Land Trust Fulfills Commitment to Help Protect Alabama’s Hunting Heritage
March 17, 2005   Wal-Mart Executive Wins Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt
March 16, 2005   Eight Arrested for Illegal Dumping in Tuscaloosa County
March 10, 2005   “Hunt Outdoor Alabama” Campaign Winners Announced
March 09, 2005   Certain Turkey Decoys Legal In Spring Hunting Season
March 07, 2005   New Wehle Land Conversation Center Hosts Bird Awareness (and More!) Day
March 07, 2005   State Lands to Hold Fossil Site Dedication March 12
March 03, 2005   Don't Let This One Get Away, Take a Kid Fishing
March 01, 2005   Forever Wild Receives $2.4 Million in Federal Matching Funds for Land Acquisition
February 28, 2005   Clarence Stewart’s Canvasback Chosen for Waterfowl Stamp
February 25, 2005   Lake Guntersville Offers Great Fishing for Recreational and Commercial Anglers
February 22, 2005   Lewis Smith Lake Bass Meeting Scheduled
February 22, 2005   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet March 12 at Joe Wheeler State Park
February 16, 2005   More Than 100,000 Acres Protected by Forever Wild Land Trust
February 16, 2005   Outdoor Alabama TV Show Now Airing on WSFA
February 09, 2005   Youth Turkey Hunts Scheduled For Some Wildlife Management Areas
February 07, 2005   7th Annual State-Fish Art Contest Announced
February 02, 2005   Family Fishing Areas Reopen – Visit Alabama’s State Public Fishing Lakes
January 28, 2005   Conservation Department Launches Online Nature Shop
January 25, 2005   Alabama’s Nongame Wildlife Needs Your Help!
January 24, 2005   Teachers Trained in Olympic Style Archery
January 20, 2005   Length Limit Regulation Change for Black Bass in Wilson Reservoir
January 18, 2005   Alabama Record Posted for Alligator Gar
January 07, 2005   Big Oak Physically Disabled Hunting Area Now Open
January 07, 2005   ADCNR Scheduled To Begin Annual Airborne Monitoring of Bald Eagles in Alabama During The Second Week of January 2005
January 06, 2005   Sgt. Stephen Schrader Named SEAFWA Officer of the Year
January 05, 2005   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet February 12 in Montgomery