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Cheaha Continues Clean Up After February Ice
Some sections of Cheaha State Park have reopened after a winter storm that crippled much of north Alabama with snow and ice last month. Some parts of the park are still in the cleanup phase. For updates on Cheaha State Park’s status, visit the park’s website or Facebook page

Facebook Fishing Photo Contest
The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) invites anglers to share their fishing experience through a freshwater fishing photo contest on the WFF Facebook page. The contest has three categories: Youth, under age 16; Ladies, age 16 and up; and Big Fish, open to any age or gender and any species of freshwater fish found in the state. More
Forty Days of Red Snapper
The 2014 Gulf of Mexico recreational red snapper season will be 40 days long, opening at 12:01 a.m. on June 1, 2014, and closing at 12:01 
a.m. on July 11, 2014.  More

State Wildlife Action Plan to be Revised
The State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP) is critical in helping Alabama fulfill its responsibility to conserve its abundant fish, wildlife and natural habitats for future generations. In the past 10 years, Alabama’s original SWAP shaped major conservation accomplishments including the restoration of longleaf and shortleaf pine and native grasses in Wildlife Management Areas (WMA), Alabama’s state parks, and on private lands. More

Twenty Years of Exceptional Anglers
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Exceptional Anglers event "Gone Fishin', Not Just Wishin'" at Oak Mountain State Park. The annual event teaches special needs students from the Shelby and Jefferson county school systems the art of fishing. To watch a video and learn more about the event, click here.
Volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact ADCNR representatives Jerry Moss, 205-331-1390 or Jerry.Moss@dcnr.alabama.gov, or Brenda Morrison, 205-477-6301 or Brenda.Morrison@dcnr.alabama.gov, for more details.
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Baumhower's Shrimpfest
On March 29, Gulf State Park will host Baumhower’s Shrimpfest and Barbecue. The event is part of the Alabama State Parks 75 Anniversary celebration. More

This Spring, Fish Alabama:
Outdoor Alabama — Something for Everyone
Whether you enjoy birdwatching, bass fishing, camping, hiking, hunting, or just reading about our state’s natural resources, you’ll find it in Outdoor Alabama magazine. Each subscription also includes the beautiful calendar issue in December and the photo contest issue in February.
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 Outdoor Alabama March 2014 E-Newsletter