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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
FAIRHOPE — After introducing his Eagle Scout Project to The Grand Hotel in Point Clear, John Shell's artificial reefs caught the eye of Mayor Sherry Sullivan, inspiring her to bring this … more
Cranberries and cinnamon may be considered the official scents of the holiday season, but fresh citrus is ripe for the picking, just in time for merrymaking. Alabama citrus growers begin harvesting … more
According to Ron Regan, executive director of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA), it may not make the headlines in the newspapers but the election of Chuck Sykes as AFWA’s … more
A tumultuous fall in the legislature gave way to the fear of no farm bill becoming a reality. While a new farm bill was not drafted or signed, Alabama residents can breathe a short sigh of relief. … more
With unseasonably warm weather during the opening weekend of gun deer season, hunters in the CWD (chronic wasting disease) Management Zone (CMZ) counties, Lauderdale and Colbert, did not harvest … more
Have you noticed flowers or vegetables in your garden continuing to thrive later in the season without the help of a heat lamp or covers on cool nights? It's not a fluke. Across the continental … more
The adage that if you love your work then you’ll never work a day in your life can be applied to Bill Freeman since 2014. Freeman, a conservation enforcement officer (CEO) with the Alabama … more
Reid Cummings isn't an environmentalist. He's not a climatologist or even an activist. What he knows is real estate. And he knows for certain that rising sea levels are bad for business. … more
Physical activity may reduce the risk of heart failure among people with depression or anxiety more so than in people without the mental health conditions, according to new research. Previous studies … more
GULF SHORES AND ORANGE BEACH — Families and friends are invited to take on the 2023 Coastal Half Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 25, beginning at the Orange Beach Sportsplex … more
AUBURN UNIVERSITY — Farm income has been falling, finding agricultural labor is challenging and agricultural markets are in constant flux. Producers need reliable information as they look … more
Lamar Pendergrass had a dream several years ago when he became the South Region operations supervisor for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' (ADCNR) State Parks Division. … more
Alabama hunters deserve a roaring round of applause for their safety awareness. Not only did hunters complete the 2021-2022 hunting seasons without any hunting-related fatalities, a first for Alabama … more
AUBURN UNIVERSITY — After a prolonged drought in 2023, Alabama's environment is extremely conducive to wildfire. It only takes a spark to ignite a life-threatening situation. With as little … more
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