Bham Now’s Nature Roundup – March 17th edition

Screenshot – WBRC Good Day Alabama – Coosa Riverkeeper’s Justinn Overton interviewed by FOX 6 Anchor Mike Dubberly about their newly released FISH GUIDE

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup March 17th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  In this edition, we are celebrating the Cahaba River, learning about Tree Swallows at Limestone Park and recommending a great book for Spring Break – Jim McClintock’s “A Naturalist Goes Fishing.”

The News

Bham Now –Local author’s book on travel, fishing and saving the world – “A Naturalist Goes Fishing”

Bham Now – Celebrate the Cahaba River this month

Bham Now – Rare (in Alabama) Tree Swallows make Limestone Park their home

WBRC FOX 6- Coosa Riverkeeper Fish Advisories Recipes

Lagniappe – Nature Conservancy acquires 32 acres

SELC – SELC Announces Winners of 2017 Reed Environmental Writing Award: Ryan Gravel, Edward O. Wilson, and Janisse Ray

Alabama State Parks – Alabama State Parks Lauches Dirt Pass Trail Crew Program

WIAT CBS 42 – Feral hog “explosion” worries residents of Alabama town

Photo from Friends of Limestone Park
Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar at: Bham Now Outdoor Events Calendar

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

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 22nd Events – 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 Audubon – Birmingham Audubon Society’s Mountain Workshop – May 11-14

Birmingham Zoo – 2017 Calendar of Events

Birmingham Audubon Society – 2017 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.