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Discover Outdoor Alabama at Oak Mountain State Park
April 07, 2003
The Expo is an outdoor experience where visitors fish, shoot, rock climb, see and touch wildlife, and learn about recreation in the great outdoors. Most importantly, guests can learn how to help conserve this precious resource.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is coordinating the Expo in a manner that will offer highly interactive outdoor experiences for every participant regardless of age, gender, or ability level. Twin themes of “use it wisely” and “use it safely” will be the basis for all hands-on activities, demonstrations and presentations. Expo visitors have an opportunity to try their hands at a day of fun in the outdoors.
Here are a few activities scheduled to be offered:
· Rock climbing
· Equipment displays
· Wildlife viewing
· Firearm safety instruction
· Shooting sports: shotgun, rimfire, muzzleloader and airgun practice
· Primitive camping
· Touch tanks and displays of native
Hands-on activities are fully supervised by trained instructors and all equipment is provided. Firearms safety instruction is required before participation in any shooting activities.
The Conservation Celebration Expo encourages enjoyment and wise use of
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For more information on the Conservation Celebration Expo, call 1-800-262-3151.