Bham Now Nature Roundup – October 6th – (butterfly photos)

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Spicebush Swallowtail – from the Alabama Butterfly Atlas

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for October 6th.

As we get ready for Tropical storm/Hurricane Nate, we wanted to provide our readers a special website that will bring folks some peace this weekend – the Alabama Butterfly Atlas.

Have a safe holiday weekend, especially our friends in the Gulf who are in the path of “Nate”.

Now Onward to this week’s news.

Falcate Orangetip – photo from the Alabama Butterfly Atlas
News

Bham Now – Support UAB by voting for the surviv(AL) solar house today 

Bham Now –#BringAtoB Birmingham green spaces are abundant and close! 

Bham Now – Alabama Environmental Council Recycling Center seeking help after robbery this week 

Bham Now – Alabama Environmental Council promotes recycling to lure Amazon HQ2 to Bham 

Bham Now- What is “HOGA?” Discover it at Red Mountain Park 

Anniston Star – EPA typo led to higher limit for E. coli in waterways, state says

Alabama Newscenter – Alabama Power supports habitat restoration along Cahaba River, Village Creek

al.com –Alabama agrees to pay $65 million to maintain public access at Gulf State Park 

Birmingham
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail – photo from the Alabama Butterfly Atlas
Events
Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar.
Birmingham
Least Skipper – photo from the Alabama Butterfly Atlas

Weeks Bay Foundation – Alabama Coastal Bird Fest 2017 – October 4-7

Coosa Riverkeeper – Hop City’s 5th Anniversary benefiting the Coosa Riverkeeper – October 7th

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

Alabama Environmental Council – Rain Barrel Workshop – October 14th

Nature Conservancy in Alabama – Connect with Nature – October 15

Alabama Environmental Council – The Oxy Morons Benefit Show for AEC (Free) – October 15th

Southern Environmental Center – EcoFest 2017 – October 19th

Ruffner Mountain – Ruffner turns 40! – October 21st

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

Birmingham
Common-Checkered Skipper – photo from the Alabama Butterfly Atlas

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Native Plant Conference – October 26-28

Wild South – Wild South 10% at Rojo Night – October 31st

GASP – Toast to Clean Air – November 8th

Little River Canyon National Preserve – Canyon Fest – November 4th

ASAN – ASAN Food & Farm Forum – December 8-9

Alabama Wildlife Federation – 2017 Calendar of Events

Wild South – 2017 Events Calendar 

Alabama Wildlife Center – 2017 Events Calendar

Discovering Alabama –Broadcast Schedule 

Birmingham
Great Purple Hairstreak – photo fro Alabama Butterfly Atlas

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


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.