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UA Economic Development Center Seeks to Boost Area Tourism

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development has aided West Alabama groups in the production of two brochures and an appearance at a key tourism showcase in an effort to sell the area to visitors and boost economic development.

UA Center for Economic Development Coordinates Alabama Trails Conference

The University of Alabama’s Center for Economic Development is coordinating a two-day conference that will highlight the benefits of recreational trails in Alabama. The Alabama Trails Commission, Alabama State Parks and the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs are co-sponsors.

UA Center to Launch Gateway to Area Birding Trail

Eight Alabama counties will join on Friday, April 26, to launch a gateway site for the West Alabama Birding Trail at an event in Lake Lurleen State Park, 13226 Lake Lurleen Road in Coker.

After $5 Million Renovation, UA Museum Brings Ancient Moundville Culture to Life

Telling a story – that’s what a 10-year, $5 million renovation of the Jones Archaeological Museum at Moundville Archaeological Park is about. The museum, about to reopen to the public after being closed for nearly two years, combines the latest technology with more than 200 stunning artifacts to describe one of the most significant Native American archaeological sites in the United States.

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