Bham Now’s Nature Roundup – March 10th edition

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Bibb County Alabama

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup March 10th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center.

This week’s featured stories include “Bee” condos at Ruffner Mountain, river protection groups banding together to calls for stronger rules on sewage spills and a report from UAB’s Jim McClintock about the changing climate in Antarctica.

The News

Bham Now – Solar Power in Alabama – Do We Need Policy Changes? Part 2 of 3

Bham Now – UAB’s Jim McClintock talks climate change on NPR’s Morning Edition

Bham Now – Ruffner Mountain’s “Bee” Condos

Bham Now – River protection groups call for strong rules to notify and protect the public from sewage spills and overflows

WIAT CBS 42 – Concerns rise about water in Mountain Brook creek

WIAT CBS 42 – Birmingham City Council hopes Healthy Food Incentive Program will provide big help to city’s health

ABC 33/40 – Shelby County making progress on Cahaba River Park

Alabama Forestry Commission – Joint Forestry Meeting Held to Address Dying Trees Across State

Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar at: Bham Now Outdoor Events Calendar

Alabama Wildlife Federation – AWF Wild Game Cook-offs  (March to May)

Alabama Rivers Alliance – ROJO 10% Tuesday supporting Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Coosa Riverkeeper and Cahaba Riverkeeper – March 14

Alabama Hiking and Trail Society – AHTS 15th Annual Conference – March 24-26

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Airwaves at Good People benefiting Riverkeeper Groups– March 25th

Alabama Rivers Alliance/GASP – Comedy Night benefiting ARA and GASP – March 26

10th Annual Shoals Earth Month – April 8th

Little River Canyon Center – Canyon Spring Fest – April 8th

Alabama Environmental Council – Birmingham Best in Dough, benefiting Alabama Environmental Council – April 9th

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Rivers of Alabama Day – April 11

Earth Day April 22ndEvents – Check the Bham Now Outdoor Calendar

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Earth Day at the Gardens – April 22nd

Little River Canyon Center – Earth Day at the Canyon – April 22nd

Birmingham Zoo – 2017 Calendar of Events

Sierra Club Alabama Chapter – Meetings and Hikes – December & January

Fresh Air Family – 2017 Calendar

Alabama Birding Trails Calendar

Ruffner Mountain – Calendar

Sponsored by JSU Little River Canyon Center

Author: Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama’s Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama’s cancer risk and mercury standards.