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.
Some good news from UAB for people who don’t own a car. UAB is partnering with Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, to provide vehicles on campus for students, faculty and staff ages 18 and older, as well as members of the local community ages 21 and over.
The Huff Post, one of the largest digital news organizations in the nation, is visiting Birmingham today and tomorrow for its Listen to America Road Trip. The Magic City is the 5th community slated for a stopover on 25 city cross country tour.
Their first event is tonight at the 16th Street Baptist Church starting at 6:00.
The Board of Trustees of the Birmingham Museum of Art has appointed Dr. Graham C. Boettcher as its new R. Hugh Daniel Director. After a six-month national search, Boettcher replaces Gail C. Andrews, who announced plans for her retirement in March after 21 years of leadership.