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.
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.
Here you will find Links to sources of information
that will help you expand your Virtual Field Trip
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0340
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.