Bham Now Nature Roundup – August 10th

Woodlawn High School Birmingham Alabama
Woodlawn High School Birmingham Alabama
Woodlawn High School urban farm leaders

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for August 10th.

It’s back to school time in Alabama:

To help you get ready, here are a few of our favorite websites with some helpful Green Tips:

Greenhome.com 
Greenlivingideas.com
Earth Rangers.com 

Our favorite is David Suzuki’s Get Outside and Save the World “Superhero Challenge.” 

Now onward to the news!

Birmingham Alabama
The Altamont School’s Anja Trierweiler and the Altamont Monarch Waystation – photo vi The Altamont School
News

WBHM – Bleached Creek Highlights ADEM Shortfalls, Say Critics  

Coosa Riverkeeper – Get the Skinny Before You Dip! 

Alabama State Parks – Alabama State Parks Earn 17 TripAdvisor Awards for 2017  

Alabama Wildlife Federation – 2017 Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards 

Birmingham Audubon – Audubon’s SwiftCity Program  

Putnam Birmingham
Readus Linton and Mason Jackson – Putnam Middle School 8th graders constructing the new greenhouse
Events
Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar.

 

Friends of Hurricane Creek –House Party Fundraiser for FOHC – August 12th

Environmental Education Association of Alabama – EEAA Bog Tour– August 12th

Ruffner Mountain – Music with Ms. Meg – August 12th

Birmingham Audubon – West Alabama Field Trip – August 12th

Birmingham Audubon – Swift Night Out #1 – August 12th

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Lunch and Learn – the Benefits of Trees – September 13

ASAN – 3rd Annual Graze Birmingham – September 17th

Alabama Wildlife Federation – Wild Game Cook-Off in Birmingham– September 21

Putnam Birmingham Alabama
Entrance to the Putnam Middle School Teaching Farm

Cahaba River Society – Cahaba River Fry-Down – October 1st

Sierra Club – Amazing Alabama, Protecting and Appreciating What We Have – October 13th

Southern Environmental Center – EcoFest 2017 – October 19th

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Wild and Scenic Film Festival – October 22nd

Alabama Wildlife Federation – 2017 Calendar of Events

Wild South – 2017 Events Calendar

Discovering Alabama – June Broadcast Schedule

Birmingham Zoo – 2017 Calendar of Events

Birmingham Audubon Society – Upcoming Events

Sierra Club Alabama Chapter – Meetings and Hikes –

Fresh Air Family – 2017 Calendar

Alabama Birding Trails Calendar

Little River Canyon Center – 2017 Calendar

Ruffner Mountain – Calendar


In case you missed it, here is last week’s Nature Roundup.

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.