Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 12:00pm

This 2-day outreach program gives students and their parents the opportunity to experience and to be educated in an outdoor skill that helped to settle this country. 

Recommended for ages 7 and up. Youth ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Youth over 16 are not required to have an adult present but it is recommended.

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Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

DeSoto State Park: Each participant will learn the basic skills of pine needle basketry and take home their very own creation.

Fee: $25 due day of class. All materials (pine needles, thread, and small center for basket) will be furnished.

Class is for ages 10 and up. Pre-registration required; class number is limited to 12.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Supporting Our Parks Alabama presents a Night out with Santa at Lake Guntersville State Park.

Meet with Santa ($5/group), drink hot chocolate and make an ornament ($5 per). This is a fundraiser for SOPA.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 6:00pm

A Holiday Buffet will be served at Daniella's in the Park beginning at 4 p.m.

Boat Parade begins at 6 p.m.

To participate in the parade, call 256-247-6971 or email JoeWheeler.Marina@dcnr.alabama.gov

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 7:00am

This Eddie Freyer-produced mountain bike race will be a multi-loop event where each loop is a unique section of the trail system. This format will allow mountain bikers of all ability levels to compete as a 2- or 3-person team. Advanced riders will be able to participate in a solo category. By the end of the race, teams or solo individuals will have ridden a total distance of 36.5 miles.

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 12:00pm

This 3-day outreach program gives students and their parents the opportunity to experience and to be educated in an outdoor skill that helped to settle this country. 

Recommended for ages 7 and up. Youth ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Youth over 16 are not required to have an adult present but it is recommended.

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Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 7:00pm to Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 1:00am

Open the new year at Lake Guntersville State Park! Live entertainment and lodging packages make this the place to be on New Year's Eve. All packages include lodging, dinner, entertainment, midnight toast, and New Years breakfast buffet (immediately after party).

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 8:00pm to Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 1:00am

Ring in the New year at Joe Wheeler State Park! Packages includes room for two, prime rib buffet for two, New Year's Eve party featuring DJ/CC Music Entertainment, toast at midnight and breakfast buffet for two on New Year's Day.

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 10:00am

Start your new year off right! Several State Parks are offering New Year's Day hikes:

Cheaha: 10 a.m., naturalist-led hike; meet at Bigfoot Trail Head (by the motel).

Monte Sano: 10 a.m., meet at the Hikers Parking Lot/ South Plateau Loop.

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 12:00pm

This 3-day outreach program gives students and their parents the opportunity to experience and to be educated in an outdoor skill that helped to settle this country. 

Recommended for ages 7 and up. Youth ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Youth over 16 are not required to have an adult present but it is recommended.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 6:00am to Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

Celebrate the majesty of the Sandhill and Whooping Crane at Wheeler Wildlife Refuge near Decatur, Ala.

Storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis and singer, songwriter, educator Erica Wheeler will be present along with the Auburn University Southeastern Raptor Center’s birds of prey.

Educational displays, hands-on children's activities and more.  

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 12:00pm

This 3-day outreach program gives students and their parents the opportunity to experience and to be educated in an outdoor skill that helped to settle this country. 

Recommended for ages 7 and up. Youth ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Youth over 16 are not required to have an adult present but it is recommended.

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Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 7:30am

Online entry at Ultra Signup.com is now open. The fee schedule is $65 for Huntsville Track Club members and $70 for all other registrants. 

Registration will close on December 31 or when registration capacity has been reached. 

You must have a Mountain Mist entry qualifier, regardless if you are a Huntsville Track Club member or not. Proof of these prior performances is required as part of this registration. Those demonstrating no previous endurance activities will be denied entry or have your entry to this race removed and no refund will be issued. If you have a question about a qualification standard, please contact eric.charette@yahoo.com

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 12:00pm

This 2-day outreach program gives students and their parents the opportunity to experience and to be educated in an outdoor skill that helped to settle this country. 

Recommended for ages 7 and up. Youth ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Youth over 16 are not required to have an adult present but it is recommended.

Learn more

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 9:00am

The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board will hold their first meeting of 2017 at the State Capitol Auditorium.

If you wish to speak at the meeting, please sign up between 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Please use the Union St. entrance to the Capitol.

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

This 3-day outreach program gives students and their parents the opportunity to experience and to be educated in an outdoor skill that helped to settle this country. 

Recommended for ages 7 and up. Youth ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Youth over 16 are not required to have an adult present but it is recommended.

Learn more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 10:00am

The adult trapper education workshop gives landowners and land managers the opportunity to experience and to be educated in an outdoor skill that helped to settle this country. 

Held at Southern Sportsman Lodge northside of Highway 80 between mile marker 104 and 105, west of Montgomery and east of Selma. Registration fee required.

Registration and more information

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 6:30am

10K, 5K and Fun Run  with prizes

Pre-register before March 7 to be guaranteed a t-shirt on race day.

Race Day Registration - 6:30-7:30 am
Extreme 10k & 5K Start - 8:00 am
Fun Run - 9:00 am
Awards and brunch to follow races

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The annual expo features a variety of informative presentations, exhibitions and interactive displays by experienced outdoorsmen, professionals, educators and enthusiasts.

Free admission

Food vendors available on-site

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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 3:00pm

This annual event features hikes through beautiful DeSoto State Park to view blooming plants.

A Social on Friday night kicks off the free event.

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:00am to Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

More than 300 scarecrows are spread along the trails at Frank Jackson State Park.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

The 14th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest is Oct. 4-7, 2017.

Alabama Coastal BirdFest is an annual event with guided trips, speakers, dinners, and free activities on the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast.

Trips and evening events require advance registration. Registration opens in early August.

Visit www.AlabamaCoastalBirdFest.com to learn more.