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2009 Press Releases

December 30, 2009   Alabama Forestry Commission and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division Partner to Restore Longleaf Pine Habitat
December 29, 2009   Conservation Employee Saves Life of Co-worker
December 11, 2009   Montgomery Man Wins Outdoor Alabama Canoe
December 10, 2009   Alabama’s Third Community Archery Park Now Open in Dothan, Ala.
December 01, 2009   Give the Gift of Nature This Holiday Season
November 30, 2009   Student Artwork Featured in 2010 Coastal Resources Calendar
November 30, 2009   Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Restructures Districts
November 25, 2009   Dothan Eastgate Park Archery Range Grand Opening Friday December 4
November 24, 2009   Scottish Invasion at Lake Guntersville State Park
November 20, 2009   Forever Wild Board Meets December 3, 2009, in Troy, Ala.
November 19, 2009   Hudson Named Wildlife Biologist of the Year
November 13, 2009   Wildland Fire Exercise/Prescribed Burn Planned for Oak Mountain State Park
November 10, 2009   Madison County School to Use Pond for Education
November 09, 2009   State Parks to Honor Veterans by Offering Free Admission
November 04, 2009   Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division Awarded Longleaf Pine Restoration Funds; Cost-Share Grants Available to Landowners
October 28, 2009   Two Butler County Residents Convicted for Violating Wildlife Laws
October 22, 2009   Bryan Fisher Named Wildlife Officer of the Year by International Conservation Organization
October 21, 2009   Oak Mountain State Park Takes Action to Control Deer Population
October 13, 2009   Alabama Marine Police Awarded Two Homeland Security Grants
October 13, 2009   Registration for Youth Deer Hunts at Fred T. Stimpson Community Hunting Area Goes Online
October 01, 2009   B.B. Comer Boat Ramp at Lake Guntersville Closing for Re-paving
October 01, 2009   Feral Hog Hunters Cautioned about Swine Brucellosis
September 30, 2009   Browns Creek Boat Ramp at Lake Guntersville Closing for Re-paving
September 29, 2009   Lakepoint Resort State Park Celebrates its Grand Opening Today
September 29, 2009   Apple Snail Control Efforts Planned at Langan Municipal Park Lake and Threemile Creek in Mobile, Volunteers Welcome
September 22, 2009   Two Hiking Trails Added to the Coon Creek Forever Wild Tract in Tallapoosa Co.
September 21, 2009   Celebrate the 6th Annual Alabama Outdoor Heritage Day
September 18, 2009   Fall is the Perfect Time for an Outdoor Alabama Adventure
September 10, 2009   September 26 Is National Hunting and Fishing Day
September 04, 2009   Creek Kids Allows Students to Wade into Environmental Concepts
September 03, 2009   Forever Wild Board Meets September 17, 2009, at Birmingham Southern College
September 01, 2009   Public Boat Ramp on Shelby Co. Rd. 400 at Lay Lake Closing for Repairs
August 27, 2009   Schedule Hunter Education Class Now
August 26, 2009   Improvements Made to the Walls of Jericho Trails in Northeast Alabama
August 25, 2009   Hunting and Fishing Licenses on Sale September 1
August 24, 2009   Artists Invited to Enter 2010 Alabama Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest
August 20, 2009   Alabama Dove Season Dates Finalized
August 19, 2009   State Lands Division Announces Opening of New Hiking Trail at Walls of Jericho Forever Wild Tract
August 18, 2009   State Lands Division Announces Two Days of Free Public Fishing at Forever Wild State Cattle Ranch Field Trial Area
August 17, 2009   Citronelle 6th Grader Wins Big in National Fish Art Contest
August 17, 2009   Waterfowl Numbers Up; Habitat Conditions Favorable
August 13, 2009   Conservation Department Schedules Youth Dove Hunts
August 04, 2009   Bonners Landing Public Boat Ramp on Lake Jordan Scheduled for Improvements
July 28, 2009   Gulf of Mexico Alliance Meeting in Mobile to Discuss Gulf Health
July 23, 2009   New Gulf State Park Pier Opens Today
July 20, 2009   July is “Lakes Appreciation Month”
July 13, 2009   New Regulation for Gulf State Park Pier
July 08, 2009   B.B. Comer Boat Ramp at Lake Guntersville Closing for Repairs
July 08, 2009   Registration Currently Underway for Four Archery Hunts to Control Deer Numbers in Oak Mountain State Park
June 29, 2009   Earn a Free Night at one of Five Alabama State Parks
June 25, 2009   Mud Creek Boat Ramp at Lake Guntersville Reopening
June 17, 2009   Conservation Department Publishes Wild Turkey Book
June 15, 2009   Aquatic Plant Field Guide Now Available on Outdoor Alabama Web site
June 09, 2009   Photographers Focus on the 2010 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest
June 08, 2009   Alabama Students Win 2009 State-Fish Art Contest
June 05, 2009   Adventure and Love on Father’s Day
June 05, 2009   National Trails Day to be Held June 6: Alabama Trail Receives National Honor
June 03, 2009   Forever Wild Board Meets June 11, 2009, at Little River Canyon Field School
June 03, 2009   Free Fishing Day Statewide on June 6
June 03, 2009   Conservation Advisory Board Welcomes New Members
May 29, 2009   Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Honored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
May 29, 2009   Ashville Middle School Archery Team Wins National Championship
May 29, 2009   Mud Creek Boat Ramp at Lake Guntersville Closed for Repairs
May 28, 2009   Registration for Alabama Alligator Hunting Season Begins June 2
May 28, 2009   Marine Resources Investigates Reports of Dead Fish
May 27, 2009   Morgan’s Cove Boat Ramp, Dock and Fishing Piers to Be Closed
May 13, 2009   Dedication of New Mountain Bike Facilities to be Held at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday May 16 at 8 a.m.
May 04, 2009   Exceptional Anglers Event Teaches Special Needs Kids the Art of Fishing
April 30, 2009   Go Fishing for Mother’s Day
April 29, 2009   Open Woods Weeks Announced for Forever Wild’s Sipsey River Swamp Recreation Area and Nature Preserve
April 24, 2009   Annual Spring Outdoor Festival May 2 at Wehle Land Conservation Center
April 23, 2009   Scoring Sessions Announced for the Records of Alabama’s White-tailed Deer Program (RAWD)
April 23, 2009   Cullman Community Archery Park Opens April 29, 2009
April 23, 2009   Alabama’s Coastal Impact Assistance Program Approved
April 20, 2009   Outdoor Alabama Expo to be Held at Oak Mountain State Park May 2, 2009
April 17, 2009   Southeast Quail Study Group Honors WFF Biologist Stan Stewart with Annual Award
April 16, 2009   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet May 16 in Montgomery
April 16, 2009   Exceptional Anglers Media Day at Oak Mountain State Park to be held May 14
March 31, 2009   Casting Class Teaches Odenville Students Fishing Fundamentals
March 23, 2009   Lemley named Alabama Enforcement Officer of the Year by the NWTF
March 20, 2009   Depredation Permit Process for Feral Swine, Coyotes Changed
March 14, 2009   Advisory Board Bans 'Gassing' of Wildlife Burrows
March 13, 2009   Kinterbish Community Hunting Area Closed to Hunting
March 12, 2009   Meaher State Park Campground Expansion Completed
March 10, 2009   Tournament Released Bass May be a Violation of Alabama’s Public Water Stocking Regulation
March 05, 2009   Outdoor Alabama Expo to be Held at Oak Mountain State Park May 2, 2009
March 04, 2009   Lake Record Spotted Bass Caught from Lake Purdy
March 03, 2009   Winner of the 2009 Alabama Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest Announced
February 27, 2009   Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest Winners Announced
February 26, 2009   Fisheries Section Asks Anglers for Southern Walleye Information
February 25, 2009   Help Needed to Reach Fishing Tag Goal
February 24, 2009   Turkey Season Opens Monday, March 16 in Most Alabama Counties
February 23, 2009   State Championship Archers Announced
February 19, 2009   Help Alabama’s Wildlife in 2009
February 17, 2009   Date announced for Desoto State Park’s 17th Annual Wildflower Saturday
February 13, 2009   Dates Announced for Youth Turkey Hunting Days
February 12, 2009   Conservation Web Site to List Fishing Tournaments
February 10, 2009   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet March 7 in Montgomery
February 09, 2009   Landowner Incentive Program Grant Applications Now Being Accepted
February 02, 2009   Teachers Have More Time to Apply for Physh Ed Grant Money
January 28, 2009   Forever Wild Board Meets February 5, 2009, at State Capitol, Old Archives Chamber
January 27, 2009   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet February 7 in Montgomery
January 21, 2009   Prescribed Burn Planned for Gulf State Park
January 20, 2009   Patti Powell Named New Director of State Lands
January 15, 2009   Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days to be held February 7-8, 2009
January 05, 2009   Marine Resources Officer Arrests Mississippi Net Fisherman
January 02, 2009   Alabama’s Free Fishing Day Is Saturday, June 6, 2009