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2004 Press Releases

December 30, 2004   Airtime for Outdoor Alabama TV Show Changed
December 28, 2004   Wildlife Officials Say Rehabilitated Bald Eage Released in November Probably Searching For Original Mate
December 08, 2004   Public Asked to Report Bald Eagle Nesting Activity
December 07, 2004   Hunting For The Perfect Gift? Give The Gift Of Hunting!
November 30, 2004   New Hunting area Available for Disabled
November 30, 2004   Rehabilitated Bald Eagle Released Into The Wild
November 29, 2004   Rehabilitated Bald Eagle to Be Released
November 29, 2004   ‘Tis the Season
November 22, 2004   National Fishing and Boating Grants for PE Teachers
November 17, 2004   Creel and Possession Limit Change for Saltwater Striped Bass
November 09, 2004   Richard (Dick) Mowbray Named Officer of the Year
November 09, 2004   Special Youth Deer Hunts Scheduled for November 13
November 09, 2004   Alabama Hunters Help the Hungry
November 04, 2004   Major Fishing Reefs Intact After Hurricane Ivan
November 02, 2004   Regulation Amended Concerning Physically Disabled Hunting Areas
November 01, 2004   Ivan Causes Habitat Changes in Mobile Delta
October 27, 2004   Nine Deer Harvested at Oak Mountain State Park
October 26, 2004   Archery Deer Hunt Begins Today at Oak Mountain State Park
October 22, 2004   Emergency Amendment Addresses Bow Hunting For Turkey
October 21, 2004   Hunters Urged to Use Caution in the Woods
October 18, 2004   Waterfowl Art Contest Announced
October 15, 2004   Conservation Advisory Board Conducts Work Session
September 30, 2004   Montgomery to Host 2005 Governor’s Turkey Hunt
September 29, 2004   Gulf State Park Devastated by Hurricane Ivan
September 29, 2004   Conservation Advisory Board to Hold Work Session October 12
September 28, 2004   Governor Riley Extends Deadline For Commercial Seafood Licenses
September 28, 2004   Opening of Oyster Reefs Announced
September 28, 2004   New Regulation on Netting for Food Mullet Above Intracoastal Waterway In Mobile Bay
September 24, 2004   Changes in Waterway Closings in South Alabama
September 20, 2004   Conservation Department Announces Archery Hunts at Oak Mountain State Park
September 20, 2004   Outdoor Alabama Expo Postponed
September 17, 2004   Waterways South of I-10 Closed to Boating
September 15, 2004   Forever Wild Board Meeting Set for September 23 at The Wehle Nature Center in Midway, Alabama
September 15, 2004   Successful Opening Day For Youth Dove Hunts
September 09, 2004   2004 “Make A Splash” Water Festival At Outdoor Alabama Expo
September 09, 2004   Crossbows, Turkey Decoys Now Legal
September 03, 2004   Dove Season Begins Fall Hunting in Alabama
September 03, 2004   Precautions Recommended Due to Increased Shark Activity In Gulf Waters
September 03, 2004   Conservation Department Offers Events To Introduce Newcomers to Outdoor Activities
August 31, 2004   Alabama’s Aquatic Education Program Receives Boost
August 26, 2004   Hunters Cautioned to Avoid Bees
August 26, 2004   Shark Advisory - 8/26/04
August 25, 2004   New Live Saltwater Bait Regulations Effective Sept. 25,2004
August 24, 2004   Youth Art Calendar Contest Winners on Exhibit at Mobile Arts Council
August 23, 2004   Conservation Department Launches “Hunt Outdoor Alabama” Campaign
August 19, 2004   Walls of Jericho Tract Opening to Public August 27
August 19, 2004   Groundbreaking for Guntersville Lodge August 26
August 17, 2004   Emergency Amendment to Regulate Conduct on Wildlife Management Areas
August 16, 2004   Alabama Waterfowl Seasons Set for 2004-2005
August 13, 2004   Alabama Photographer Places in International Competition
August 12, 2004   Schedule Released for 2004 STEP OUTSIDE Youth Dove Hunts
August 09, 2004   Marine Police Dedicate New Maintenance Facility
August 04, 2004   Migratory Bird Hunters get “HIP”
August 03, 2004   Free Family Event Set for September 25 at Oak Mountain State Park
July 29, 2004   Rush Darter Placed on State Protected Species List
July 28, 2004   Choctaw County Gets New Conservation Officer
July 28, 2004   New Conservation Enforcement Officers Hired for Chambers and Montgomery Counties
July 28, 2004   Conservation Advisory Board Again Recommends Turkey Decoys
July 19, 2004   Zoo-Hatched Eaglet Now Flying Free
July 19, 2004   Public Invited to Join Citizens Conservation Forum
July 16, 2004   Conservation Advisory Board To Hold Special Called Meeting
July 08, 2004   Gill Net Regulations Change for Lower Mobile Delta
July 06, 2004   Outdoor Photographers Invited to Enter Contest
June 30, 2004   Marine Police Stress Safety for Holiday Weekend
June 28, 2004   2004 State-Fish Art Contest Winners Announced
June 16, 2004   Governor Riley Promotes Birding Trails and Eagle Restoration
June 16, 2004   Schedule Announced for Hunter Education Courses
June 15, 2004   Status of Alabama’s Wildlife Detailed in New Set of Books
June 11, 2004   Forever Wild Board to Meet June 24 at Monte Sano
June 08, 2004   Alabama First Lady Patsy Riley to Host Reception at Monte Sano
June 04, 2004   June 5-13 is National Fishing and Boating Week
May 28, 2004   Hunting and Fishing License Requirements for Active Military Modified
May 28, 2004   Marine Police in Full Force for Memorial Day Weekend
May 27, 2004   Monte Sano State Park Lodge Official Opening Set For June 3
May 25, 2004   Conservation Advisory Board Approves 2004-05 Hunting Seasons With Some Changes in Regulations
May 21, 2004   10 Gas Saving Tips for Boaters
May 21, 2004   Take Pride In America Program Rewards Volunteer Participation
May 19, 2004   Free Fishing Day Events Scheduled Throughout The State
May 18, 2004   Youth Fishing Rodeo June 5 At Blue Springs State Park
May 17, 2004   Alabama’s Online Point-of-Sale Hunting and Fishing Licensing System Wins National Award
May 17, 2004   Governor Riley Proclaims May 22-28 Safe Boating Week in Alabama; Announces New Life Jacket Program
May 17, 2004   Alabama Holds First State Archery Championship
May 13, 2004   Gone Fishin’!
May 11, 2004   New Oyster Reef Opening
May 11, 2004   Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Announces Study Panel
May 10, 2004   Boaters Urged to Practice Safety
April 30, 2004   Conservation Officer Rescues Man from Wreckage Two Days After Accident
April 15, 2004   Students to Vie for State Archery Championship
April 12, 2004   Outdoor Alabama Announces 2005 Photo Contest
April 12, 2004   Marine Police Officer Lauded for Rescue Efforts
April 09, 2004   Flyfishing Class Offered for Women
April 07, 2004   "Outdoor Alabama" Debuts to National Audience
April 01, 2004   Conservation Advisory Board to Meet May 22 in Gulf Shores
March 30, 2004   Boating is Big Business in Alabama
March 29, 2004   Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs® Comes to Alabama
March 26, 2004   Boating Act Marks 10 Years of Safer Waterways in Alabama
March 25, 2004   "Outdoor Alabama" TV Show to Debut April 2
March 24, 2004   Bird Awareness Day Is April 3 at Gatra Wehle Nature Center in Historic Blakeley State Park
March 22, 2004   Wal-Mart Executive Wins Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt
March 18, 2004   Becoming An Outdoors Woman – What’s It Worth?
March 17, 2004   Guntersville State Park Hotel and Restaurant Closed for Renovations
March 10, 2004   Final Report on Deer Removal At Oak Mountain State Park
March 09, 2004   Oyster Reefs to Open to Public on Certain Saturdays
March 03, 2004   Eddie LeRoy’s Canada Geese Chosen for Waterfowl Stamp
March 03, 2004   Alabama Conservation Commissioner Seeks More Voluntary Dollars
February 26, 2004   Conservation Department Seeks Help to Eliminate Deer from Oak Mountain State Park
February 18, 2004   Conservation Advisory Board Meeting March 6 in Montgomery
February 12, 2004   Hunter Education Course Schedule for 2004
February 12, 2004   Stripling Promoted to Area Sergeant
February 11, 2004   Wild Birds and Animals Are Depending on You to Help
February 11, 2004   Hunting Area Established for Youth Turkey Hunters
February 10, 2004   The Alabama V.I.P. Program Takes Pride in State Parks
February 10, 2004   Designated Wildlife Management Areas to Hold Youth Turkey Hunts
February 06, 2004   Bald Eagle Numbers On the Rise In Alabama
February 02, 2004   National Partnership to be Announced February 9 At Oak Mountain State Park
February 02, 2004   Controlled Burn Planned For Gulf State Park
February 02, 2004   National Partnership to Be Announced February 9 At Oak Mountain State Park
February 02, 2004   Controlled Burn Planned For Gulf State Park
January 28, 2004   Good Start for Deer Hunt At Oak Mountain State Park
January 26, 2004   Enterprise Man Convicted Of Illegal Sale and Transportation of Wild Animals
January 26, 2004   State-Fish Art Contest Announced
January 23, 2004   Public's Help Sought in Locating Bald Eagle Nests
January 23, 2004   Public Asked to Report Night Hunting Activity
January 17, 2004   Guntersville State Park Hotel and Restaurant Closed for Renovations
January 12, 2004   Youth Wildlife Art Competitions Announced
January 09, 2004   Alabama's Free Fishing Day Set For Saturday, June 12
January 07, 2004   Lt. Michael Pollard Named Wildlife Officer of The Year
January 06, 2004   Emergency Rule Filed To Define Special State Park Hunting Season