Discovering Alabama
Introduction Video

If you can't get out, get in to the wild virtually. No need to pack a lunch, just grab your mouse and go. There are several ways you can start your adventure.

1.) You can click on the Introduction Video above for a special message from the host of Discovering Alabama, Dr. Doug Phillips.

2.) Click on a tab at the top to go straight to the subjecct that interests you: Rivers, Forests, Geology, or Wildlife.

3.) Click on the Interactive Map and explore the state by region.
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Alabama Overview

Click on the Map and explore your state from north to south, east to west. You'll discover new ways of looking at Alabama that may surprise you.

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Here you will find Links to sources of information that will help you expand your Virtual Field Trip

Discovering Alabama
The University of Alabama
Box 870340
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0340 205.348.2039
Ask the Expert

Satisfy your curiosity with knowledge from the best scientific minds in Alabama. Click Ask the Expert to submit a photo for identification or to ask a question. Fossils, rocks, birds, snakes, bugs, clouds, you name it, there's a scientist at Ask the Expert who can give you the answer you're looking for.