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State Public Fishing Lakes Are Open

Prescribed Fire Planned at Oak Mountain State Park

Forever Wild Board Meets in Montgomery on February 4

Alabama 2020 Oyster Harvest Doubles Previous Year's Totals

Harvest numbers for the 2020 Alabama oyster season, which ended on December 23, indicate the state’s oyster ecosystem is bouncing back in a big way. That 2020 harvest of 22,000 sacks doubled the previous year’s harvest, thanks to improving conditions and a new method developed by the Alabama Marine Resources Division (MRD) to determine when and where oysters could be harvested. “I think it was a very successful season,” said Colonel Scott Bannon, MRD Director. “We think we are turning a corner on the things that we can control, which is the amount of harvest and the areas…

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