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Our objective is to provide Alabamians with the information needed to make natural resource related decisions; from building bluebird boxes, to finding a professional logger, to water quality indicators. You can download or order a publication from this site, check the continuing education calendar, or locate Natural Resource Agents in your region. We encourage you to browse, send us questions, or visit other sites linked through our site. Comments are appreciated.

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Don't miss it! Final Non-Timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar

​Just a reminder that the final Non-Timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar will be Friday, December 12 from 1:00-2:00 pm CST. Eric Burkhart, a faculty... more

They're so cute! But leave them alone!

​It's that time of year again.........the time when we start getting a lot of phone calls about lost, abandoned, or orphaned deer fawns!  If you... more

Forest Farming webinar today!

David Fuller will  present information on "The incredible edible Ostrich Fern fiddlehead" today from 1-2 pm central time.  To register please visit  https://www.treefarmsystem.org/american-tree-farm-webinar-series This series will... more

NTFPs Please!

​Non-Timber Forest Products Fall Webinar Series This series will be a great tool for landowners who are looking to add value to their land or... more

Forestry Field Day on the Escambia Experimental Forest

On June 12, 2014 the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, in cooperation with its partners Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, the U.S. Forest... more

Kudzu Control

​​​New Kudzu Control in Residential Areas Publication - Kudzu control is often a frustrating problem in residential settings. it frequently grows unchecked along woodland edges near... more

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

​National Invasive Species Awareness Week is this week (February 23-28).  And, according to experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), it’s a topic that... more

Eastern Baccharis (Baccharis halimifolia) Identification and Control

​Eastern baccharis, also known as groundsel tree, groundsel bush or saltbush, may go largely unnoticed until it blooms in the fall. Native to the Coastal... more

Don't miss this final 2013 Webinar - Online Mapping and Spatial Resources for the Private Forest Landowner

​Thursday, November 21, 2013 11:00 am Central Mr. John Gilbert,  Research Associate, Longleaf Pine Stand Dynamics Lab, Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences will... more

Extension Partners with Rehab Center for Second E-Waste Recycling Drive

​Co-author: Phillip Carter According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) electronic waste (e-waste) is growing at three times the rate of household trash. In... more

Alabama Natural Resources Council (ANRC)

Alabama Natural Resources Council The Alabama Natural Resources Council is a state wide organization that works to develop programs that increase the values of the state's forest resources. These programs are managed by three Council appointed committees: the County Outreach Committee, the Treasure Forest Committee, and the Forest Resources Committee.