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The Importance of Preparedness Being prepared for emergencies, natural disasters, or any other unforeseen event is essential for both you and your family's safety. To ensure you are properly prepared, follow this tips: Have a Plan: Ready.gov is a great resource to use when making your emergency plan. Keep in mind that your family may not be together when a disaster strikes, so decide how you will contact each other and where you will meet up if you are separated. In addition, it's important to research which types of disasters could affect your area, whether it's hurricanes, tornados, floods, earthquakes, etc. Your...

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Heat and Humidity If you live in the southeast or are planning to visit, you are guaranteed to encounter this region's typical hot and humid climate! While this weather is perfect for beach days, it can be little miserable for adventure enthusiasts who aren't prepared. Having plenty of experience in this type of climate, we have decided to collect all our best tips so you can fully enjoy your adventures! What To Wear No matter what your adventure of choice is, whether it's camping, hiking, bicycling, or climbing, your clothing choices will have a big impact on your enjoyment levels. Here...

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Outdoor Events in Alabama There are so many fun outdoor events happening in Alabama over the next couple of months! We didn’t want you to miss a thing, so we listed all the details below. Read through and mark your calendars because it’s going to be a fun and busy few months!   State Park Events Eagle Awareness Weekends: Eagle Awareness Weekends take place on weekends from Friday January 25 through February 17, 2019 in Lake Guntersville State Park. There will be birds of prey presentations, guided tours with experienced park personnel, and activities for all ages. This is a great way to get the...

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Winter in Alabama The official start of winter is almost here! Alabama still experiences cooler temperatures, but has much milder winters than most states. This makes winter a great time to get outside and explore all the fun activities this state has to offer! Listed below are some of our favorite "must do's" this season. Outdoor Activities 1. Camping Obviously, camping is one of our favorite activities! We especially love camping during the winter season, though. There is just nothing better than be bundled up by the campfire, making s'mores and drinking hot chocolate! Some of our favorite camping recipes are...

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 Hiking In Alabama Many people don't think "Alabama" when they think about cool places to go hiking. However, Alabama has 24 State Parks and 4 National Forests full of amazing and beautiful hiking trails. Listed below are our top hiking spots in our home state of Alabama! 1. Bankhead National Forest Bankhead National Forest is one of our absolute favorite hiking spots in Alabama. It is located in the northwestern corner of the state, near the small town of Double Springs in Winston County. It includes over 180,000 acres of protected national forestland and it is often referred to as the “land of...

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