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2013 Press Releases

December 23, 2013   2014 Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest Opens January 1
December 20, 2013   $50 Savings Extended for Freshwater Fishing License Plate
December 19, 2013   Several State Public Fishing Lakes to Remain Open through January
December 18, 2013   Open-gate Weekends Improve Hunting Access on Four Forever Wild Properties
December 17, 2013   Dauphin Island Deer Removed for Public Safety
December 12, 2013   Bibb County Lake Open Weekends This Winter
December 12, 2013   Geneva County Lake Reopens to Fishing
December 12, 2013   Walker County Lake Temporarily Closed; New Lake Manager Needed
December 12, 2013   Habitat Restoration Program Offers New Home to Gopher Tortoises Threatened by Habitat Conversion
November 21, 2013   Hunters Should Avoid Harvesting “Collared Deer” in Research Locations
November 20, 2013   Hunt Smart and Safe With a Full-Body Harness
November 20, 2013   Forever Wild Board Meets at Northport Civic Center on December 5
November 12, 2013   Alabama State Parks Celebrate 75 Years of Service in 2014
November 08, 2013   Marshall County Man Attacked by Deer, Charged with Illegal Possession
November 07, 2013   ShrimpFest at Oak Mountain State Park on November 22: First Event in Six-Part Series
November 05, 2013   State Parks Honor Veterans with Weekend of Free Admission
October 31, 2013   Submit Your Photos to WFF Facebook Page
October 25, 2013   Bonner’s Point Public Boat Ramp on Lake Jordan Scheduled for Improvements
October 22, 2013   Oak Mountain State Park Open During Upcoming Bowhunts
October 21, 2013   Oak Mountain Celebrates New Overlook and Spillway Bridge October 24
October 11, 2013   Sportfish Management in Alabama Ponds Now Available on Video
October 11, 2013   Federal Shutdown Temporarily Closes Portions of 4 Alabama WMAs and 2 Shooting Ranges
October 10, 2013   Mobile Bay Reef Renamed in Honor of Alex Maisel
October 08, 2013   Online Registration for Fred T. Stimpson Youth Hunts Opens October 11
October 03, 2013   Alabama State Parks Remain Open During Federal Shutdown
October 03, 2013   Coosa WMA Shooting Range Temporarily Closed
October 03, 2013   Two Public Shooting Ranges Temporarily Closed During Federal Shutdown
September 30, 2013   Conecuh National Forest Shooting Range Now Open
September 27, 2013   Wehle Conservation Center Open Oct. 5, Heritage Day Activities Canceled
September 27, 2013   Alabama Game Check System Now Voluntary
September 26, 2013   Hunting, Fishing & Observing Wildlife Provide Economic Benefits for Ala.
September 23, 2013   NWTF Donation to Conservation Department Supports Wildlife Management
September 19, 2013   Hunters Will Get 72 Hours to Comply with Game Check
September 18, 2013   Public Invited to Grand Opening of the Conecuh National Forest Shooting Range
September 12, 2013   Guntersville State Park to Commemorate Trail of Tears
September 10, 2013   Still Time to Register For a Youth Dove Hunt
September 06, 2013   Forever Wild Board Meets at Dothan Botanical Gardens Sept. 19
September 04, 2013   Fawns Best Left in the Wild
August 28, 2013   Stay Safe during Dove Season
August 19, 2013   Pan for Gemstones, Arrowheads and Fossils at Cheaha State Park
August 16, 2013   Alabama Fish Artists Recognized at International Awards Ceremony
August 15, 2013   Alabama Conservation Department Receives Special Achievement Award
August 12, 2013   Alabama Youth Dove Hunt Schedule Announced, Online Registration Begins August 16
August 08, 2013   Black Bear Are on the Move in Alabama
August 05, 2013   Students Get Wet While Learning About Their Environment
August 01, 2013   Save $50 on the New “Freshwater Fishing” License Plate
July 31, 2013   Marine Resources Officers Assist NOAA/OLE Officers with Red Snapper Violations
July 29, 2013   Lake Jordan Public Boat Ramp to Close for Renovations Monday, August 19
July 26, 2013   Beeswax Public Boat Ramp on Lay Lake to Undergo Renovations Beginning Monday, July 29
July 19, 2013   New Multi-Use Trail System Now Open at Old Cahawba Prairie Forever Wild Tract in Dallas County
July 11, 2013   DeSoto State Park Is Setting for Award-winning Short Story
July 03, 2013   Monte Sano State Park's New Office/Store Opens Saturday, July 6
July 03, 2013   Oak Mountain Deer Hunts Scheduled for 2013-14
June 25, 2013   Outdoor Alabama Accepting Entries for Photo Contest
June 21, 2013   Washington County Lake Will Close Temporarily on July 8; New Lake Manager Needed
June 12, 2013   Jones, Martin Re-Appointed to Alabama Conservation Advisory Board
June 05, 2013   Study Finds 74 Percent of Freshwater Snails in the US and Canada Imperiled
June 04, 2013   Forever Wild Board Meets at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab June 20
May 31, 2013   Alabama Angler Lands World Record for Landlocked Striped Bass
May 29, 2013   Registration for the 2013 Alabama Alligator Hunting Season Opens June 4
May 28, 2013   Lee County Lake to Reopen Tuesday, June 11
May 21, 2013   Free Fishing Day is June 8
May 20, 2013   Pike County State Public Fishing Lake Temporarily Closed for Renovation: Lake to Reopen in 2015
May 15, 2013   Guntersville Campground Celebrates Improvements
May 01, 2013   Guntersville State Park to Celebrate Campground Re-opening May 18
April 30, 2013   New Multi-Use Trail System at Forever Wild Jacinto Port Tract in Mobile County Offers Expanded Access to Mobile-Tensaw Delta
April 29, 2013   Media Advisory: Gone Fishin’, Not Just Wishin’ to be held May 8-10
April 12, 2013   2013 NASP State Championship Winners Announced
April 10, 2013   Exceptional Anglers Event Teaches Special Needs Kids the Art of Fishing
April 10, 2013   Alabama State Parks Budget to Remain Tight, But Operational
April 09, 2013   Barbour County Lake Is Now Open
April 08, 2013   Mechanical, Electronic Turkey Decoys Illegal in Alabama
April 03, 2013   Conservation Advisory Board Meets May 4 in Rogersville
April 02, 2013   Outdoor Alabama Sweepstakes Awards Four-wheeler, Gift Cards
March 29, 2013   NASP Alabama State Championship to be Held in Montgomery April 4
March 20, 2013   Alabama Striped Bass Record Shattered
March 20, 2013   Tornado Damage Forces Closure of DeSoto State Park Hotel and Restaurant: Campground and Day-use Areas Remain Open
March 19, 2013   Ladies Outdoor Event April 6 in Spanish Fort
March 15, 2013   Approved Actions by Alabama Conservation Advisory Board
March 13, 2013   Prescribed Fire Planned at Oak Mountain State Park on March 14, 2013
March 12, 2013   Bibb County Lake to Reopen This Friday
March 11, 2013   Tuscaloosa Community Archery Park Opens March 19
March 05, 2013   John Denney Wins Alabama Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest
February 25, 2013   Post Your Fishing Tournaments at
February 22, 2013   Young Artists Encouraged to Enter State Fish Art Contest
February 22, 2013   Alabamian named NWTF Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
February 21, 2013   Conservation Advisory Board Meets March 9 in Vestavia Hills
February 15, 2013   Prescribed Burn Planned for Gulf State Park mid-February through March 2013
February 13, 2013   Three Years After Fire, Monte Sano Gets New Office/Store
February 05, 2013   Most State Public Fishing Lakes Now Open
February 05, 2013   Martin Named to Alabama Conservation Advisory Board
January 30, 2013   Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days will be February 9-10
January 29, 2013   No February 2013 Deer Season in Alabama
January 29, 2013   Prescribed Fire Planned at Oak Mountain State Park in February: Part of Long-term Longleaf Pine Restoration
January 24, 2013   Forever Wild Board Meets at the Alabama State Capitol Auditorium February 7
January 09, 2013   New Multi-Use Trail System Opens at Forever Wild Splinter Hill Bog Complex in Baldwin County
January 07, 2013   Conservation Advisory Board Meets February 9 in Montgomery
January 03, 2013   Longleaf Pine Restoration Grants Available to Landowners
January 02, 2013   Sykes Named WFF Director