Friday, May 6, 2016 - 6:00pm to Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 3:00pm

This annual event features hikes through beautiful DeSoto State Park to view blooming plants.

A Social on Friday night kicks off the free event.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Two sessions: Photography Fundamentals and Intermediate Photography

Cost: $5/session or $8 for both sessions (lunch not included)

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:00am

The FWLT will have its second quarterly meeting at the Little River Canyon Center.

Program updates will be given and the public will have the opportunity to address the board.

Anyone needing special accommodations should call 334-242-3051 at least 72 hours before the meeting.

Driving directions

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Fishing event for ages 13 and younger. Registration begins at 7 a.m.

Some bait provided, but bring your own rods and reels. Adults may supervise, but may not fish.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 5:30am

No fishing license needed on June 11 -- it's free fishing day!

Monday, July 4, 2016 - 3:30pm to 7:30pm

Celebrate Independence Day at Joe Wheeler State Park.

Contests, a parade and entertainment will fill the day!

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00am to Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 5:00pm

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

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 5:00pm

The 13th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest is Oct. 5-8, 2016.

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.