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April 2005

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Step to It!

An Alabama state park is the perfect venue whether you’re an experienced hiker or a newbie. Hiking offers fun the entire family, opportunities for nature photography and watching wildlife.


The Swainson’s Warbler

This reclusive bird is most often seen in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Learn about its habitat and behavior.

By Bill Summerour


Big Fish

Leon Brook Hines Lake in Escambia County offers great fishing for bass, bream and catfish.

By Joe Zolczynski


Gunning Decoys

Discover the history and construction of the waterfowl decoy.

By Michael E. Sievering


Lyme Disease: Are You at Risk?

Spring and summer are peak times for activities that may put you at risk for this tick-borne illness. Learn the ways you can reduce this risk.

By Katrina Williams


Forever Wild Awarded $2.4 Million for Land Acquisition

This unique program continues to purchase land for public use in Alabama.


Trailers Need Love, Too!

Don’t overlook the maintenance needed for your boat trailer.

By Jim Duffy


Know Your Tom

Do you know all the parts of the Eastern wild turkey? See them here.


Alabama’s Whitetails

Understanding the history of this species will help biologists manage it for the future.

By Bill Gray


40 Million and Counting

From fry to fingerlings, learn how state fish hatcheries are producing quality striped bass for Alabama’s public waters.

By Maurice Jackson


Conservation News


Watchable Wildlife


By Gaylon Gwin

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