Registrants at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ booth at the Alabama National Fair vied for the Outdoor Alabama canoe on display in the booth. The contest, sponsored by Outdoor Alabama magazine, offered the canoe package -- canoe, paddles and PFDs -- and secondary prizes of magazine subscriptions.
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Conservation Commissioner M. Barnett Lawley drew the winning registration slips from the more than 3,000 entries received during the 10-day fair. Amy Colquitt of
Winning the canoe came as a big surprise to Colquitt, whose family is as excited about the win as she is. Amy’s husband, Ricky, and children Hannah and Alex Gamble are looking forward to a canoeing trip very soon. “We had actually been thinking about buying a canoe,” she said. “I love being outdoors. My parents live on
By luck of the draw, five one-year subscriptions to Outdoor Alabama magazine were awarded to Jessica Norris, Honoraville; Connie Tucker, Montgomery; John Parker, Montgomery; Gregg Guthrie,
Outdoor Alabama magazine, published five times a year, is the official publication of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and offers outstanding color photos and features on hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, and other outdoor activities to enjoy in Alabama’s great outdoors. Its pages contain advice, news and insights on conservation concerns not available anywhere else. One issue is a combination Conservation Directory and colorful Conservation Calendar. For more information call the magazine office at 334-242-3151 or 1-800-262-3151.