Upcoming Events

  • Birding Field Trip to Fosters & Sipsey River Swamp Forever Wild Tract May 5

    Birmingham Audubon is leading a birding field trip to some of Alabama’s best bottomland hardwood forest and swamp land on this spring trip to Tuscaloosa County. Register on their website.

  • May 10 Forever Wild Board Meeting

    The Board of Trustees of the Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust will hold its second quarterly meeting on May 10, 2018, at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, 12632 Confederate Parkway, McCalla, Ala., 35111. The meeting will take place in the park’s event center at 10 a.m.  Anyone wishing to address the board should arrive early and sign in at the registration table. If Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations are needed, please contact Jo Lewis at 334-242-3051 or Jo.Lewis@dcnr.alabama.gov. Requests should be made as soon as possible, but at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

  • Wehle Open May 18-19

    Friday, gate opens at 2 p.m. for camping and closes at dark. Gate opens Saturday at 8 a.m. for open trails and fishing and closes at dark. Bank fishing permitted at Blue Heron Lake and Wood Duck Lake only. Checkout time for campers is 3 p.m. on Sunday. Wehle Land Conservation Center

  • June 23 Birding Trip to Lawley Forever Wild Field Trial Area

    Birmingham Audubon is leading a birding field trip to the M. Barnett Lawley Forever Wild Field Trial Area (formerly known as the State Cattle Ranch). Greg Harber will be leading this trip to Hale County. Birders can expect to see dickcissels in the fields, as well as loggerhead ahrikes and American kestrels perched on fence posts and wires. Bald eagles, Northern bobwhites, and various egrets and herons are also a good bet. Bonus: Enjoy a slice of pie at Pie Lab in Greensboro!

  • Frontier Days at Ft. Toulouse

    Alabama Frontier Days focuses on demonstrating life on the southern frontier during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The public can experience this “living history” as many frontier crafts and trades are demonstrated by specialists dressed in historic costume. Admission: Adults - $8 Students - $7