During the 2018 season, reports of illegal fishing methods used by some permitted paddlefish harvesters lead to ADCNR law enforcement officers initiating an intensive investigation, which resulted in 135 convictions for violations.
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
AUBURN, Ala. — An Auburn University study shows the black bear population has grown in northeast Alabama. The Alabama black bear population has more than doubled in the past four years, said Todd Steury of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. He said the bears migrated from north Georgia. “One interesting aspect we observed is that mother bears in…
The species joins eight other hibernating bat species in North America that are afflicted with the deadly bat fungal disease.
Focus now turns to turkey season and reporting that harvest.