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Eric Brunden, Stewardship Coordinator at the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) in Baldwin County, was honored with the NERR System and NERR Association Award for Outstanding … more
Doug Plash really can’t help himself, but you can blame it all on his roots. When he’s sitting at home along the banks of the Bon Secour River on Plash Island, the urge to head out in his … more
Fairhope has finally given the Triangle property a name, and work is set to begin on phase one soon. Fairhope City Council approved changing the name of the property to Flying Creek Nature … more
Baldwin County and surrounding areas will experience record lows in the coming days. The National Weather Service in Mobile issued a statement on January 13, stating, "Dangerously cold … more
Mere weeks after the city of Gulf Shores wrapped up phase one of the island's $17 million beach renourishment project, severe storms greeted the Gulf Coast with heavy rain and winds of up to 73 miles … more
In 2018, the Alabama Coastal Foundation assisted filmmaker Ben Raines in producing the documentary "The Underwater Forest," which explores the discovery of an ancient cypress forest discovered 60 … more
If you fish in Alabama coastal and/or offshore waters, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD) may soon ask for your help as it begins a … more
In a collaborative effort involving for-hire captains, private recreational anglers, scientists and fisheries managers, the Return 'Em Right initiative has been established to improve the survival … more
The Alabama Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has designated approximately $184,000 in Hunting Heritage Super Funds and Tag Funds for wild turkey conservation projects across the … more
It's not the eggnog. You may have actually seen flamingos on the Alabama coast. Earlier this month, photos of the birds in Alabama began appearing in local Facebook groups. Their bright pink feathers … more
As the holiday season draws to a close, many of you are lively contemplating the fate of your live Christmas trees. In Baldwin County, plans are in place to collect and recycle trees, aiming to … more
The Trailblaze Challenge, a one-day, 26.3-mile endurance hike on the Pinhoti Trail, raises money for Make-A-Wish Alabama. This year marks the eighth year for the fundraiser in Alabama. Those … more
The Foley City Council recently approved improvements at the Raymond C. Christensen Sports Plex on Cater Lee Way, including enhanced batting cages and new lights. Jeff Lee, Foley parks director, said … more
NOAA Fisheries and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission are currently seeking volunteers to participate in the modernization of commercial shrimping effort data collection. Participants will … more
At Christmastime, many people may find mistletoe to be a natural ornament that signifies the holiday season. However, forestry experts with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System may not … more
The Alabama State Parks Division is currently undergoing various exciting facility renovations. However, State Parks Director Greg Lein wants everyone to know that Alabama’s 21 State Parks are … more
AUBURN UNIVERSITY — Calling all beekeepers! Registration for the 29th-annual Alabama Beekeeping Symposium is now open. The symposium is set for Feb. 3, 2024. The Alabama Cooperative … more
Moderate fall temperatures are quickly turning into frigid days and nights in Alabama. Record lows and freeze watches are driving people — as well as bugs — inside homes and structures to … more
Endangered cave dwelling bats may have found a way to avoid extinction – by living outside of caves. Earlier this year, scientists conducting an annual "Bat Blitz" in Alabama to document bat … more
Jackie Meggison is a forest landowner in Pike County She is no stranger to the natural beauty of forests. In her own slice of Alabama, she manages forests and other natural resources to ensure that … more
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