Local Happenings Categorized: Animals

Alabama Herpetological Society – Guntersville, AL

Lake Guntersville State Park has canceled park sponsored activities until April. They released the following statement on their website: “To ensure the safety of our patrons, employees, and guests, all spring break and park sponsored activities have been canceled and will be revisited on April 11th, 2020. At this time, and until further notice, our State Parks remain open.  If you are visiting our park please do contact the park naturalist at #ob#Zvpunrye.Rmryy#at#qpae.nynonzn.tbi#ob# if you are interested… Read more »

2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic – Guntersville, AL

Date: March 5th – 8th Time: Daily Take-Off Events Begin at 6:30 Place: Civitan Park 1130 Sunset Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976 Contact: 877-BASS-USA (877-227-7872) • #ob#onffznfgre#at#rznvyphfgbzrefreivpr.pbz#ob# • bassmaster.com For maps and directions to the BJCC, click here. For a map of the BJCC campus, click here. To book a hotel for the event, click here. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE! Bassmaster Classic Kickoff Party Benefiting Children’s of Alabama: Thursday, March 5th, Uptown area of Birmingham, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m…. Read more »

Wildlife in Our Backyard: The Other Leverett Residents – Leverett, ME

A grey fox looking over the water

Date: Sun, February 2 Time:  2:00 -3:00 PM Place: Leverett Library 75 Montague Rd., Leverett, MA 01054 Contact: 413-548-9220 This hands-on presentation focuses on the wildlife that surrounds the Leverett community. Many species, like coyote and fisher, are wary and nocturnal, so rarely glimpsed except for their tracks. What do those tracks look like? How does a gray fox differ from a red fox? What mammal in our area changes color in the winter? The program features… Read more »

Winter Wonderland at Pineland Farm – New Gloucester, ME

A picture of Pineland Farms covered in beautiful fluffy snow.

Date: Friday, January 10th and 28th Walk Times: 11:00 – 11:30 am Contact: Pineland Education 207.650.3031 #ob#rqhpngvba#at#cvarynaqsnezf.bet#ob# Location: Education Barn  (map) 100B Valley Farm Road, New Gloucester ME 04260 US Explore and discover the beauty and wonder of Maine’s winter. If weather permits there will be outside learning about woodland creatures, winter survival, snow science or tracking skills. If the weather is frightful, the group will stay indoors with winter themed activities and crafts. Regitstration is… Read more »

66th Annual Blount County Fair – Oneonta, AL

Date: September 10-14 Time:  Mon-Tues 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM Thurs-Sat 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Arena Closes at 10 pm, Midway Closes at 11 pm) Place: 500 New Street ​Oneonta, Alabama 35121 As one of only 22 county fairs throughout the state, we are indeed fortunate that the Jaycees saw fit to begin this family tradition for Blount County in 1953. The Blount County Fair features a professionally managed and family-friendly midway full of… Read more »