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Are Mountain Lions Roaming Alabama Woods?

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AUBURN, Ala. – A recent mountain lion attack on a child in Colorado has people wondering just where in the United States the large predator lives.  While most common out west, scientists say their range is expanding.  Four documented sightings of mountain lions occurred in Tennessee in 2015.  A 2015 game camera photo  led to speculation about mountain lions in Alabama. ... Read More »

Career Countdown for Alabama Youth

  HUNTSVILLE, AL. – Alabama’s youth are Alabama’s future. With this in mind, Alabama Cooperative Extension System agents throughout the state have built a Career Countdown program to encourage youth career development and education planning. According to Roger Richardson, an Alabama Extension economic and community development specialist at Alabama A&M University, the Career Countdown program is designed to help youth identify their ... Read More »