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2008 Press Releases

December 31, 2008   2009 Youth Fish Art Contest Announced
December 29, 2008   Public Comments Sought on Alabama Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan
December 22, 2008   Christmas Comes Early for Volunteers at Wind Creek State Park
December 18, 2008   Physh Ed Program Provides Funds to Teach Fishing and Boating in Schools
December 17, 2008   Rouleau Promoted to Law Enforcement Captain
December 12, 2008   Public Meeting to Be Held at Rickwood Caverns State Park
December 11, 2008   Forever Wild Board Meets December 18, 2008, at State Capitol Auditorium
December 05, 2008   Artists Invited to Enter Alabama Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest
December 03, 2008   Pike Road Man Wins Outdoor Alabama Canoe
December 01, 2008   Hudson Named Enforcement Officer of the Year
November 25, 2008   New Regulation Conserves Large Catfish
November 14, 2008   Wildland Fire Exercise/Prescribed Burn Planned for Oak Mountain State Park
November 05, 2008   Johnson Named Southeastern Wildlife Biologist of the Year
October 31, 2008   2008 State Fish Art Contest Winners Announced
October 07, 2008   Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Makes Donation to BOW
October 01, 2008   Controlled Burn Planned for Lakepoint Resort State Park
September 25, 2008   Flounder Limit of 10 Fish Enacted
September 17, 2008   Dates and Registration Guidelines Announced for Four Archery Hunts to Control Deer Numbers in Oak Mountain State Park
September 12, 2008   Celebrate the Fifth Annual Alabama Outdoor Heritage Day
September 10, 2008   Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest Deadline October 31
September 05, 2008   Fisheries Biologist Coauthors Book on Freshwater Mussels
September 04, 2008   Wind Creek Hosts Vintage Car Show September 13
September 03, 2008   Forever Wild Board Meets September 11 in Livingston
September 02, 2008   Wildlife Management Area Maps Available Online
August 27, 2008   Marine Police to Increase Enforcement of '3 Lakes Law'
August 27, 2008   Marengo Public Shooting Range Opens Sept. 4
August 22, 2008   Alabama Continues 'Liberal' Waterfowl Seasons
August 21, 2008   Alabama Scenic River Trail Announces 631 Prize
August 15, 2008   Conservation Department Schedules Youth Dove Hunts
August 08, 2008   Hiking, Backpacking Seminars Set for 5 Rivers
August 07, 2008   Dove Field Management Seminar August 28 in Cullman
July 29, 2008   Conservation Department Receives National Awards
July 28, 2008   New Records and Recognition Program for White-tailed Deer
July 15, 2008   Dog Deer Hunting Closures Added in Four Counties
July 11, 2008   Visiting State Parks Now Offers Value and Fewer Crowds
July 11, 2008   Tonsmeire Weeks Bay Resource Center Near Completion
July 10, 2008   Alabama Dove Season Dates Finalized
July 08, 2008   Jenkins Promoted to Director of Marine Police
July 07, 2008   No New Restrictions Placed on Dog Deer Hunters
July 07, 2008   Red Snapper Season Extended in State Waters
June 11, 2008   Two Public Meetings Will Be Held Regarding Near Shore Reef Construction at Gulf State Park Pier
June 10, 2008   Forever Wild Board Meets June 19 at Weeks Bay Reserve in Fairhope
June 09, 2008   Lanier Honored with Environmental Award
June 06, 2008   Beat the Gas Crunch by Vacationing Close to Home - Alabama State Parks Offer Convenient, Affordable Family Fun
June 05, 2008   Alabama’s Third Regulated Alligator Season Registration Underway
June 05, 2008   Mobile County Man Arrested for Illegal Possession of Wildlife
June 03, 2008   Go Fish! Alabama’s Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 7
May 29, 2008   Two Fish Per Person Per Day Red Snapper Limit in State Waters
May 23, 2008   New Recreational Gill Net License Sales to End
May 22, 2008   Concerns with Proposed Idle Speed Zones to be Addressed
May 20, 2008   Alabama State-Fish Art Contest Winners Announced
May 13, 2008   Public Meeting Regarding Bass in Inland Lake on May 29-Discussion to Include Largemouth, Spotted, and Striped Bass Population Management
May 12, 2008   New Conservation Regulation Addresses Shark Fishing
May 07, 2008   Event Teaches Special Needs Kids the Art of Fishing
May 05, 2008   National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship Winners Announced
May 02, 2008   “Gone Fishin’, Not Just Wishin’” Event at Oak Mountain State Park May 7-9 Media Day – Thursday, May 8 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
April 29, 2008   Baldwin County Grasses In Classes
April 29, 2008   National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship to Be Held Thursday in Birmingham
April 25, 2008   Stop to Smell the Flowers at DeSoto Resort State Park’s 16th Annual Wildflower Saturday
April 24, 2008   Make Plans for the Annual Spring Outdoor Festival May 3 at the Wehle Land Conservation Center
April 22, 2008   Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs® Workshop Scheduled for May 29 At Tannehill Historical State Park
April 22, 2008   Prescribed Burn Planned at Paul M. Grist State Park
April 18, 2008   Montgomery County Commissioner Presented Prestigious Award for Service to the Governor's One Shot Turkey Hunt
April 11, 2008   Alabama Bass Fishing Success at 22 Year High
April 10, 2008   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet May 17 in Eufaula
April 09, 2008   State Reimbursed for Aquatic Species Loss Due to 2006 Train Derailment
April 03, 2008   2009 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest Welcomes New Sponsor-Two New Categories Will Include Students and State Parks
March 28, 2008   Mt. Vernon Boat Ramp to Reopen
March 26, 2008   Buying Hunting and Fishing Licenses Online Becomes More Secure
March 21, 2008   Hoover Man Wins Annual Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt
March 19, 2008   Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt Marks its Seventh Year - Solar-Powered ATV Presented to State
March 17, 2008   News Conference Scheduled March 18
March 10, 2008   Prescribed Burns Planned at Four Alabama State Parks
February 29, 2008   State’s First Community Archery Park Now Open
February 29, 2008   Wood Ducks Chosen for Alabama Waterfowl Stamp
February 27, 2008   Dates Announced for Youth Turkey Hunting
February 25, 2008   State’s First Community Archery Park Opens February 28
February 25, 2008   Alabama Enforcement Officer Receives Prestigious Award
February 15, 2008   Conservation Department Needs Hunters’ Help--Report Deer Harvests Online
February 15, 2008   Offshore Patrol Reveals Fishing Violations
February 12, 2008   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet March 8 in Guntersville
February 06, 2008   2008 Dates Announced for “Open Woods Days” at Forever Wild’s Sipsey River Swamp Recreation Area
February 06, 2008   Prescribed Burn Planned in February/March at Gulf Resort State Park
February 06, 2008   Prescribed Burn Scheduled February 7 for Oak Mountain State Park
February 06, 2008   February 8 – Official Grand Opening of Lake Guntersville Resort State Park Lodge
February 05, 2008   February 9-10 Designated for Youth Waterfowl Hunting
January 28, 2008   Forever Wild Board Meets February 7 in Montgomery
January 24, 2008   Managing Longleaf Pine Ecosystems for Wildlife & Diversity Workshops – Registration Open for Three Workshop Dates
January 14, 2008   Your State Income Tax Refund Can Help Alabama’s Nongame Wildlife
January 08, 2008   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet February 9 in Montgomery
January 08, 2008   Funds Available to Teach Fishing and Boating in Schools
January 07, 2008   Public Meetings on State Catfish Regulations to be Held
January 03, 2008   State-Fish Art Contest Announced for 2008