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- 04/27 - Water Festival: Wondrous Water
- 04/27 - Making your Money Count
- 04/29 - Marion County 4-H Shotgun Club Meeting
- 05/01 - 4-H Archery - Straight Arrow Archery Club Meeting
- 05/03 - Alabama Invasive Plant 15th Annual Conference
- 05/04 - Career Countdown for Youth Business Summit in Dothan
- 05/04 - Autauga County Master Gardener Lunch and Learn
- 05/06 - Fishing Rodeo
- 05/06 - Recreational Pond Management Seminar - Houston County
- 05/09 - 4-H Archery - Archer Archery Club Meeting
White-Tailed Deer Management
White-tailed deer are found in all 67 Alabama counties. In fact, huntable populations of deer thrive close to all major metropolitan areas of the state. Deer hunting pumps millions of dollars into Alabama's economy each year, and recreational demand for deer hunting is growing rapidly.
Increasing numbers of landowners in Alabama are realizing the potential income from leasing their land to deer hunters. Others have capitalized on this demand by opening commercial hunting operations.
Considering their present abundance and the accounts of early explorers to Alabama, it's hard to imagine that deer were once nearly eliminated from the state. Fewer than 10,000 deer, restricted largely to isolated river bottoms of southwestern counties, existed in Alabama during the early 1900s.
Protection, favorable land-use changes, and restocking deer in suitable habitat allowed populations to respond dramatically. Alabama's herd now numbers in excess of 1 million deer. Read more...