June 2018

Archery event on July 19 will wrap up 2018 Junior Marksmanship Program

June 29, 2018
Archery event at Orange Beach Rec Center

The annual Junior Marksmanship Program wraps up July 19 with an archery event.

The free program, conducted in conjunction with the State of Alabama, Department of Conservation, Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries Division, is open to children ages 8 to 15. Younger or older children may attend pending approval. For more information, call Chris Litton at 251-980-5946.

Orange Beach marina owner appointed to Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

June 28, 2018

The U.S. Commerce Department today [June 27, 2018] announced the appointment of 30 members to the eight regional fishery management councils that partner with NOAA Fisheries to manage ocean fish stocks. Twenty-nine of the new and reappointed council members will serve three-year terms from August 11, 2018 through August 10, 2021.