2020

Prescribed Burn Planned at Gulf State Park in November

October 30, 2020
Prescribed burn image - Photo by Billy Pope, ADCNR

A prescribed burn is planned at Gulf State Park as part of a forest management plan associated with longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive species control. The planned burn will take place in the Eagle Loop section of the park near Lake Shelby during November 2020, weather permitting.

Alabama Highway 135 (State Park Road) will be closed during the active burn periods.

Weekends Open Until Private Anglers Meet Snapper Quota

October 23, 2020
Red Snapper - Photo by David Rainer

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | October 23, 2020

If the recent blustery weather caused anglers to forgo a red snapper trip during the weekend extensions, don’t fret. Scott Bannon, Director of Alabama Marine Resources Division (MRD), assures that private recreational anglers will have the opportunity to harvest the remaining quota.

Do Not Wait for Insurance Settlement to Apply for SBA Low Interest Loan; Deadline to Apply for Physical Disaster Loans in Alabama is Nov. 19

October 21, 2020
U.S. Small Business Administration logo

ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration is encouraging Alabama businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Sally on Sept. 14 -16, 2020 to submit their loan application for physical damages by Nov. 19, even if they have not settled with their insurance company.