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Avenevoli Named NIMH Deputy Director

Dr. Shelli Avenevoli has been named deputy director of NIMH. She steps into the post having served as acting deputy during NIMH’s search for a new permanent director. Avenevoli brings to the role a background and research interest in developmental...

Statewide walking tours begin in April

Some 28 towns across Alabama will be on display during Saturday mornings in April as part of the Alabama Tourism Department’s April Walking Tours. A variety of community leaders will lead the free tours through the historic districts or...

State Parks Offer Free Entry with Dirt Pass Donation on Second Saturdays

The Alabama State Parks Dirt Pass Trail Crew program is offering a new incentive for trail users. Dirt Pass members will be admitted free into any gated state park on Dirt Pass Day, the second Saturday of each month, throughout 2017. Members must have...

Gulf State Park Lodge on Track for 2018 Opening

Now that Spring Break is in full swing on the Alabama Gulf Coast, loads of beachgoers are traveling between Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. And it’s almost certain that most are wondering about all that construction adjacent to the Gulf State Park...

Alabama’s Hunting & Fishing Trail for People with Physical Disabilities

This trail is a network of public and private recreational sites throughout the state, providing accessible fishing, shooting and hunting opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities. It was developed by the Division of Wildlife and...

Photo Contest Celebrates Alabama’s Great Outdoors, Bicentennial

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) announces its photo contest will begin accepting entries on April 1, 2017. The contest is an Alabama Bicentennial joint project between the ADCNR, the Alabama Tourism Department...