Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Director Chuck Sykes for a seminar on Game Check.

Find out the results from the first year of mandatory Game Check and what’s new for the 2017-18 hunting season.

If using a GPS, search "Pike County Lake" rather than using the street address (31.750655, -85.992971)

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 8:00am

10k, 5k and Fun Run at Monte Sano State Park

The races will be run on paved roads and enters the woods for a short distance. The course is a 5K loop that is run twice for the 10K race. The course is certified by USA Track & Field.

10K begins at 8 a.m.

5K begins at 9:30 a.m.

Fun Run begins at 10:30 a.m.

Register online for the races

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 3:00pm

On these hikes led by the park naturalist, learn about the area's ecosystem and wildlife.

September 2

September 23

September 30

October 21

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Director Chuck Sykes for a seminar on Game Check.

Find out the results from the first year of mandatory Game Check and what’s new for the 2017-18 hunting season.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Director Chuck Sykes for a seminar on Game Check.

Find out the results from the first year of mandatory Game Check and what’s new for the 2017-18 hunting season.

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Director Chuck Sykes for a seminar on Game Check.

Find out the results from the first year of mandatory Game Check and what’s new for the 2017-18 hunting season.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Director Chuck Sykes for a seminar on Game Check.

Find out the results from the first year of mandatory Game Check and what’s new for the 2017-18 hunting season.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries staff for a seminar on Game Check.

Find out the results from the first year of mandatory Game Check and what’s new for the 2017-18 hunting season.

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 2:30pm

Seminars are being held in several places across the state. Topics covered include Wild Pig History, Control Methods and Trapping. Demonstrations of trap design and techniques will also take place.

September 15 -- Covington County Extension Office

Fee of $15 includes lunch

Register online

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Show your support and concern for Alabama's waterways by participating in the annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup scheduled and help get the trash out of the splash. You or your organization can make a difference by volunteering to clean up our cherished coastal area. 

To participate, contact the zone captain in your area.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 6:00pm

This two-day festival features more than 125 vendors.

Free with paid parking of $5 per car.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Director Chuck Sykes for a seminar on Game Check.

Find out the results from the first year of mandatory Game Check and what’s new for the 2017-18 hunting season.

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Director Chuck Sykes for a seminar on Game Check.

Find out the results from the first year of mandatory Game Check and what’s new for the 2017-18 hunting season.

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 6:00pm

The Huntsville Obedience Training Club will hold its 15th Annual Dog Fair at Monte Sano State Park.

The day will include demonstrations and hands-on activities for the public and their canine companions, and gives local shelters and rescue groups the opportunity to showcase their dogs in need of a 'forever' home. 

Vendors' booths with dog-related items for sale help lend a country-fair atmosphere to the event, enhancing everyone's enjoyment. 

For more information, including a schedule of events, visit http://www.dogfair.org.

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.

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1:00pm to Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 1:00pm

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman is a three day workshop designed for women ages 18 years or older. The workshop offers hands-on instruction in a fun and non-threatening learning environment. Participants choose from courses such as rock climbing, camp cooking, map and compass, camping, mountain biking, shooting sports (pistol, rifle, shotgun, muzzleloader, as well as gun safety), fishing, hunting, canoeing, nature photography, archery, ATV handling, bird watching and more.

The cost is $275 and covers meals, lodging, program materials and instruction. All instructional equipment is provided. Registration will begin in August. 

http://outdooralabama.com/becoming-outdoors-woman-bow

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:45am to Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

Join AOS and attend their fall meeting at Dauphin Island. Dues are $25 for an individual/$40 for a family.

Registration for the meeting is $25 for the meeting and an additional $25 if attending the banquet.

Learn more on the AOS website

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:30am

The course begins at the Monte Sano State Park picnic area in front of the Large Pavilion and runs on the roads in the park and the adjoining neighborhood streets. The course is a 15K loop and is certified by USA Track and Field 

ENTRY FEE: $12 pre-registered (postmarked by September 30th); $15 day of race. Fun run is free. (Entry fee includes $2.00 entrance fee to picnic area.)

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:00am

The Kayak Fishing Classic will be held on the Coosa River in Wetumpka, Ala. It's open to all anglers in kayaks, canoes, SUPs and other approved vessels. There will be camping along the river banks before and after the day of the event.

There will be an Open Division and a Championship Division. Each division will be eligible to win cash and prizes. Entry fee will be $35.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 8:30am to 2:00pm

Bigfoot Biobash is a family-friendly trail run and Conservation Festival at Cheaha State Park

The day's events include a 5K trail run, conservation expo and storytelling. Hands-on activities include geocaching and archery.

The storytelling begins at 11.a.m.

Online pre-registration is available for the 5K beginning Sept. 21 at Active.com. Race day registration begins at 7 a.m.

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 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