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Alabama Canoe Trails' Website Wins Excellence Award in International Competition

MONTGOMERY, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Alabama State Lands Division's official Canoe Trails website was awarded the prestigious Award of Excellence by the Communicator Awards last month. This is the second award for the website, which showcases more than 170 miles of trail located along the Bartram Canoe Trail and the Perdido River Canoe Trail.

The website allows kayakers and canoeists to plan trips down many of Alabama's canoe trails, as well as set reservations for overnight shelters along their trip – all from the convenience of their home computer or mobile device. The website offers both interactive maps as well as photo galleries featuring each shelter, landing and trail to provide a positive user experience on both the website and trail.

The following tools and features are available to site visitors:

  • Day and overnight trail details – including shelter reservation platform
  • Interactive detailed map of trail system keeps Kayakers and Canoeists fully prepared for trip
  • Planning resources and guidelines set forth by the Alabama State Lands Division

About the Communicator Awards

The Communicator Awards is an annual nomination with a collective entry pool of more than 6,000 applicants. This is the 23rd year of the international awards program and is one of the largest of its kind. Entries are judged to evaluate distinction in creative work and are awarded to those who strive for innovation while creating the best user experience possible.

For a full listing of past awards won for alabama.gov, click here.

About the Alabama State Lands Division

The Alabama State Lands Division performs a broad range of property management activities relating to state-owned land. Most lands managed by the Division are trust lands managed for a specific purpose.

About Alabama Interactive

Alabama Interactive is the official digital government solutions provider for the state of Alabama. The company builds and manages interactive government services on behalf of the state and is a wholly owned subsidiary of firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).

About NIC

NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation's premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.

Contact:

Alabama Interactive
Jonathan Kimbrough, (866) 353-EGOV
JKimbrough@egov.com

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