Friday, September 18, 2015 - 8:00am

The State Lands Division will conduct a public auction for hunting leases on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.

Bidder registration begins at 8 a.m. with the auction beginning at 10:15 a.m.

Land Tract Information and Maps

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
The Alabama Coastal Cleanup is part of an international effort led by the Ocean Conservancy to remove debris from coastal waters. Participation in the Alabama Coastal Cleanup provides a unique opportunity to be a part of the solution. Alabama joined this effort in 1987, and since then over 77,000 volunteers have removed more than 1.5 million pounds of trash from Alabama's valued coastline and waterways.
What: 28th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup
When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 -- 8 a.m. to noon
Where: 28 locations around Mobile, Baldwin, Conecuh and Covington counties 
Coastal Cleanup Participation Safety Tips
Here are a few safety tips to help “Get the Trash out of the Splash!”
  • Drink plenty of fluids!
  • Bring sunscreen, a hat and wear comfortable shoes.
  • An adult should supervise children at all times.
  • Be careful near sand dunes and other fragile ecosystems.
  • Please do not attempt to remove dangerous or heavy items yourself.
  • Mark the location and report back to the Zone Captain.
Angela Underwood , ADCNR  
(251) 928-9792
Spencer Ryan, AL PALS 
(334) 263-7737

Click here for more information. 


Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Gulf State Park invites you and your dog to attend Paws in the Park at Lake Shelby.

All dogs in attendance will receive a treat from each vendor- kind of like doggie trick-or-treat. 

AKC registered event- Good Canine Testing (please call for details)

Fun demonstrations and mini-training classes, vendors, adoptable pets, food and drink sales.


Friday, September 25, 2015 - 7:00pm to Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 8:15pm

Guntersville State Park will commemorate the 177th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears Sept. 25-26 with several events taking place.


Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 5:00pm

The 12th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest is Oct. 1-3, 2015.

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 to learn more.

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 8:00am to Monday, November 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

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

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 8:00am to Monday, November 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

Entry is $20 per scarecrow. This year's theme is "Pure Imagination."

The public will judge their favorite scarecrows during the Halloween Festival on Oct. 17. Prizes will be awarded in 1 st, 2nd & 3rd place. 

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

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

Judging begins at 4:30, Line-up at 5:30 and Parade at 6 p.m.

To participate in the parade, call Denita at 256-247-6971 or email