February 2011 Outdoor Alabama Magazine
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Cover photo by Ron Richardson
2011 Photo Contest Winners
From frogs to fishing and everything in between, here are the winning images in 10 categories: Birds, Scenic/Pictorial, Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish, Wild Flora, Nature-based Activities, Mammals, Other Wildlife, State Parks, Youth Ages 6-12 and Youth Ages 13-18.
Photos as they appeared in magazine (pdf)
Managing Our State Parks
Although it may not be initially attractive, timber harvesting has resulted in healthier and more diverse forests, wildlife, aesthetics and recreational opportunities while also improving safety, visibility and accessibility to Alabama’s state parks.
By Forrest Bailey and Don Burdette
With oyster harvest at one of its lowest levels in the last 60 years, an oyster “relay” is helping revive Alabama’s oyster industry and restore the tasty mollusks to the marketplace.
By David Rainer
Message from Commissioner Guy
In Memory of Vernon Minton
By Phil Miller