2020 Alabama Fish Advisories

What are the Alabama Fish Consumption Advisories?

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) sample fish in Alabama’s rivers, streams, and lakes, to compile the Annual Alabama Fish Consumption Advisory. Fish Consumption Advisories provide information and recommendations about eating fish from Alabama rivers and lakes that may be contaminated. This information enables people to make more informed choices about the types of fish they eat, and how much to consume.

You can view the full advisory document on the ADPH website: https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/tox/assets/al-fish-advisory-2020.pdf

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AWW loses a member of our family, Marty Schulman

The AWW family mourns the loss of Marty Schulman: AWW monitor extraordinaire, mentor, celebrated naturalist,  biodiversity warrior, and friend. 

Marty volunteered with AWW and many other environmentally focused organizations including Ruffner Mountain and the Alabama Rivers Alliance. Besides monitoring our waters, he took the time to educate others, especially young people, to get involved with local watershed stewardship efforts.

Former AWW Director, Eric Reutebuch, poses with Marty during the 2016 Awards Ceremony.
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