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2010 Press Releases

December 30, 2010   Registration for Late-Season Youth Dove Hunt Now Open
December 30, 2010   Alabama State Parks Announces Energy Efficiency Project
December 21, 2010   Creek Kids Fall Season is a Success
December 14, 2010   James Yates Named Wildlife Officer of the Year by International Conservation Organization
December 13, 2010   Traylor Named Conservation Enforcement Officer of the Year
December 08, 2010   Controlled Burn Planned at Paul M. Grist State Park
December 02, 2010   “COASTWATCH” Allows Citizens to Report Marine Poachers via Text Message
December 01, 2010   Forever Wild Board Meets December 9, 2010, at the Montgomery Convention Center in Montgomery, Ala.
November 30, 2010   ADCNR to Hold Youth Trapper Education Workshops
November 29, 2010   Physical Education Instructors Learn to Teach Fishing and Archery
November 23, 2010   Waterfowl Hunters Advised of Low Water Conditions at Raccoon Creek WMA
November 17, 2010   2011 Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest Announced
November 12, 2010   Department of Conservation Biologist Named President-Elect of Aquatic Resources Education Association
November 10, 2010   Oak Mountain’s Red Trail Earns IMBA Epic Status
November 09, 2010   “Fish and Their Habitat” Coloring Pages Available for Download
November 05, 2010   Alabama to Host a Natural Resource Damage Assessment meeting concerning the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
November 04, 2010   Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs Uses Angling to Keep Kids Drug Free
November 01, 2010   State Parks to Honor Veterans by Offering Free Admission
October 26, 2010   Oak Mountain Lake Trail Expansion Dedication Ceremony to be held Nov. 3
October 20, 2010   The Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center Officially Opens
October 20, 2010   Gulf State Park Unveils New Pool, Campground Facilities
October 14, 2010   Knowledge is Power for Hunters in Alabama
October 13, 2010   Three Rescued and Rehabilitated Great Horned Owls Are Forever Wild Again
October 12, 2010   Relay Reef in Mobile Bay to Open for Harvest
October 12, 2010   Marshall Co. State Park Rangers Awarded Grant to Improve Law Enforcement Technology
October 08, 2010   Fish River Boat Ramp to Temporarily Close
October 04, 2010   Dobbs Named to Alabama Conservation Advisory Board
October 01, 2010   Full-Body Harness Required on WMAs
October 01, 2010   Boggy Point Boat Ramp to Reopen Temporarily
September 29, 2010   Desoto Renames Trail in Honor of Former Superintendent Butler
September 28, 2010   Alabama Marine Police Win National Award for Technological Innovation
September 28, 2010   This Saturday Celebrate the 7th Annual Alabama Outdoor Heritage Day
September 27, 2010   Alabama Has a New Tool to Fight Poachers
September 24, 2010   ADCNR Offers Several Options for Hunters and Anglers with Physical Disabilities
September 23, 2010   ADCNR Public Announcement of an Energy Services Agreement for Alabama State Parks
September 22, 2010   Lakepoint Resort State Park Campsites Receive Upgraded Electrical Service
September 21, 2010   Registration for the South Zone Youth Dove Hunts Now Open
September 17, 2010   Upper Delta WMA Shooting Range Receives New Sod
September 17, 2010   Students from Southview Elementary School in Tuscaloosa become "Creek Kids"
September 03, 2010   Federal Waters in Gulf Reopened to Fishing
September 02, 2010   Forever Wild Board Meets September 16, 2010, at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab
August 25, 2010   Outdoor Alabama Receives National Awards
August 20, 2010   Alabama Hunting and Fishing Licenses on Sale August 23
August 20, 2010   Alabama Waters Opening for Crab Harvest
August 20, 2010   Gulf Council Votes for Fall Red Snapper Season
August 19, 2010   Waterfowl Season Outlook Encouraging
August 18, 2010   Online Registration Now Open for Youth Dove Hunts
August 17, 2010   Five Shooting Clubs Offer Pre-Season Discounts to Dove Hunters
August 16, 2010   All Alabama Waters Now Open for Fishing
August 07, 2010   Some Alabama Waters to Reopen for Fishing
August 06, 2010   Free Turtle Excluder Devices Available for Skimmer Trawls
July 28, 2010   Conservation Advisory Board to Get Oil Spill Update
July 27, 2010   Higgins Ferry Public Boat Ramp on Lake Mitchell to Close for Renovations Monday, August 9, through Friday, August 20
July 27, 2010   Calhoun County Hunter Education Course Location and Date Change
July 22, 2010   Lay Dam Public Boat Ramp (a.k.a. Flatlands or Pineview) on Lay Lake to Close for Renovations Monday, July 26, through Friday, July 30
July 21, 2010   Conservation Department Schedules Youth Dove Hunts
July 12, 2010   “Feather, Fins, Fur” Youth Weekend to be Held July 23 – 25 in Demopolis, Ala.
July 02, 2010   Forever Wild Secures Biologically Important Addition to the Walls of Jericho in North Alabama
June 28, 2010   Conservation Department Designates Coastal Boating Closures, Idle Speed-No Wake Areas
June 24, 2010   Conservation Department Opens State Waters for Catch and Release Fishing
June 16, 2010   Conservationists Release Indigo Snakes to Re-establish Alabama Population of Threatened Species
June 14, 2010   Treat Dad to a Father’s Day Fishing Trip and/or License Renewal
June 10, 2010   Additional State Waters Closed to Fishing
June 04, 2010   Golf Course at Lake Guntersville State Park Reopens June 11
June 03, 2010   Forever Wild Board Meets June 17, 2010 at Faulkner University in Montgomery
June 02, 2010   Alabama’s Free Fishing Day Is Saturday, June 12, 2010
June 02, 2010   Some State Waters Closed to Fishing
June 01, 2010   Oak Mountain Deer Management Program to Expand During the 2010-11 Season
May 28, 2010   Registration for the 2010 Alabama Alligator Hunting Season Begins June 1: Number of Hunters and Counties Increases for Southeast Alabama Hunt
May 21, 2010   Three Alabama Students Reel in StateFish Art Contest Honors
May 14, 2010   Several Alabama Teams Win Big in National Archery Championship
May 05, 2010   Exceptional Anglers Event Teaches Special Needs Kids the Art of Fishing
May 04, 2010   Exceptional Anglers Event at Oak Mountain State Park to be held May 12-14, 2010.
April 30, 2010   Start a New Tradition This Year With a Mother’s Day Fishing Trip
April 29, 2010   State Lands Division Announces Two Days of Free Public Fishing at State Cattle Ranch
April 29, 2010   2010 National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship Winners Announced
April 28, 2010   Scoring Sessions Announced for Record White-tailed Deer Program
April 28, 2010   Conservation Advisory Board Meets May 15 in Eufaula, Ala.
April 23, 2010   Wehle Nature Center in Bullock Co. Hosts 5th Annual Spring Festival
April 23, 2010   Nonresidents Now Have Option of $10 Annual Pier License
April 21, 2010   Open Woods Weeks Announced for Forever Wild’s Sipsey River Swamp Recreation Area and Nature Preserve
April 15, 2010   Gov. Declares April 24, 2010 “Picnic in the Park Day”
April 09, 2010   2010 Archery in the Schools Alabama State Championship to be Held in Birmingham
April 08, 2010   Forever Wild Youth Hunts at State Cattle Ranch a Success
April 07, 2010   'Oyster Relay' Completes Transfer of Oysters to New Reef
March 30, 2010   Bonner’s Point Public Boat Ramp to Reopen Thursday, April 1
March 26, 2010   Boating Safely Saves Lives
March 25, 2010   Regional Archery Qualifying Event Held at Montevallo High School
March 24, 2010   Regional Archery Qualifying Event Held at Good Hope High School
March 23, 2010   Proposed Fee Reduction Could Close State Parks
March 19, 2010   Regional Archery Qualifying Event Held at Pell City High School
March 18, 2010   Regional Archery Qualifying Event Held at Alma Bryant High School
March 12, 2010   Sims Named Alabama Enforcement Officer of the Year by the NWTF
March 04, 2010   Forever Wild Opens New Horse Trail in the Freedom Hills WMA
March 03, 2010   Winner of the 2010 Alabama Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest Announced
March 01, 2010   Free Fishing Seminar for Both Seasoned Anglers and Novices on Friday, March 5
February 26, 2010   Cullman Community Archery Park Expands Facilities
February 26, 2010   Prescribed Burn Planned for Gulf State Park March 2010
February 25, 2010   2010 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest Winners Announced
February 24, 2010   Boat Ramp Renovation Completed at Shelby Co. Rd. 400 on Lay Lake
February 23, 2010   WFF Will Complete District Realignment March 1
February 18, 2010   Dr. Robert W. Taylor Appointed to the Forever Wild Board of Trustees
February 17, 2010   Prescribed Burns Planned for Wind Creek State Park
February 16, 2010   Cost-Share Grants Available to Landowners for Longleaf Pine Restoration
February 11, 2010   Help Support Alabama’s Nongame Wildlife Program in 2010
February 09, 2010   Conservation Advisory Board Meets March 13 in Gadsden, Ala.
January 29, 2010   State Public Fishing Lakes Return to Regular Fishing Season Schedule
January 27, 2010   Bonner’s Point Public Boat Ramp on Lake Jordan to Close Temporarily Beginning Tuesday, January 26
January 26, 2010   Forever Wild Board Meets February 4, 2010, at the Department of Archives and History in Downtown Montgomery
January 22, 2010   Forever Wild Land Trust Secures 3,518 Acres on Tallapoosa River’s Yates Reservoir
January 20, 2010   Alabama State Parks to Help Alabamians Scale Back
January 19, 2010   Prescribed Burn Planned for Gulf State Park January 20 – February 28, 2010
January 14, 2010   2010 Youth Fish Art Contest Announced
January 12, 2010   Forever Wild Land Trust Secures 5,400 Acres Within Barbour WMA
January 11, 2010   February 6-7 Designated as Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days
January 05, 2010   Conservation Advisory Board Meets February 6 in Montgomery