From longleaf pine forest and beaches along the Gulf to the mountains and forests of north Alabama, Alabama's varied geography provides for a wide range of plant and animal diversity. Our state boasts 18 river systems and more species of freshwater fish, mussels, turtles, snails and crayfish than any other state.
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Business and community leaders have witnessed how environmental restoration has contributed to local community and economnic growth around the Gulf.
People are coming together to support the use of RESTORE Act funds for large-scale environmental restoration to create jobs, strengthen Gulf community resilience and contribute to long-term economic renewal.
See how oyster restoration projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act have protected Alabama's shorelines and created jobs.
Alabama's Marine Program Director, Judy Haner, discusses opportunities for successful restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Nature Conservancy is experimenting with a variety of oyster restoration techniques in the southeastern United States.