Bham Now Nature Roundup – September 7th

Birmingham Alabama
Birmingham Alabama
Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for September 7th.

The fall events calendar is moving into full gear.  Time to “pencil-in” your calendars some of the conservation movement’s biggest fundraising events in Birmingham.  Here they are:

Freshwater Land TrustLand Aid 2017 – September 15
ASAN3rd Annual Graze Birmingham – September 17th
Alabama Wildlife FederationWild Game Cook-Off in Birmingham– September 21
Cahaba River Society – Cahaba River Fry-Down – October 1st
Southern Environmental CenterEcoFest 2017 – October 19th
Alabama Rivers Alliance – Wild and Scenic Film Festival – October 22nd

A great way to support your local community and the environment.

Now – onward to the news!

Birmingham Alabama
Photo courtesy of Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network
News

Bham Now – Helping Us Breathe Clean Air is Mission of Alabama Partners for Clean Air 

Bham Now – ASAN’s GRAZE: Support sustainable agriculture and your local farmer

WBHM – Environmental Group Warns of Coal Ash Contamination 

Gadsden Times – Coosa Riverkeeper reacts to ADEM’s new sewage spill notification tools 

al.com – ADEM removing thousands of tires and other debris from Red Mountain Park 

Huntsville Times – Duck numbers strong for fall seasons says U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 

Cahaba Lily
Events
Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar.

Alabama Outdoors – Party on the Porch benefitting Black Warrior  Riverkeeper – September 8

Vestavia Chamber of Commerce – Vestavia Recycles Day – September 9th

Oak Mountain Interpretive Center – Fall Glade Walk – September 9th

Sierra Club & Conservation Alabama – Volunteer Lobbyist Training – September 9th

Birmingham Audubon – Swift Night #2 – September 9th

Wild South – Kinlock Falls (Bankhead National Forest) Clean-up – September 10th

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

Freshwater Land Trust – Land Aid 2017 – September 15

Birmingham Audubon – Audubon Fall Bird Count – September 30th

Birmingham Alabama
Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

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.