Upcoming Events

  • Wehle Center Open Feb. 4

    Gate opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m. for open trails and fishing. Bank fishing is permitted at Blue Heron Lake and Wood Duck Lake. More information on Wehle

  • Forever Wild Land Trust Board Meeting Feb. 9

    The meeting will be held at the State Capitol Auditorium in Montgomery. Enter the building on South Union Street.

  • Wehle Center Open Feb. 18

    Gate opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m. for open trails and fishing. Bank fishing is permitted at Blue Heron Lake and Wood Duck Lake. More information on Wehle

  • Lecture on Early Inhabitants of the Eastern Shore

    Historic Blakeley State Park is partnering with the Spanish Fort Public Library for a series of events as part of a program entitled “The Eastern Shore: The Place and the People.” On Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Spanish Fort Public Library at 6 p.m., two of Alabama's premier experts in their fields will discuss Eastern Shore's original inhabitants and the environment they called home. Dr. Greg Waselkov , Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Alabama, will focus his remarks on the Woodland and Mississippian peoples which resided in the area centuries ago, giving particular attention to the nationally-important Bottle Creek mound complex. Appearing on the program with him will be Dr. Kathryn Braund, Hollifield Professor of Southern History at Auburn University. The event is free.

  • Lecture and Tour of Historic Blakeley State Park

    On Saturday, March 11 at 9 a.m., Dr. Ramie Gougeon, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of West Florida, will discuss the Native Americans that called Historic Blakeley's grounds their home more than 2,000 years ago. The lecture is complimentary with regular park admission of $4 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12 and FREE to those who attend the March 9 lecture at the Spanish Fort Public Library and those taking the 10:30 a.m. Nature Cruise.