Remember the great drought of 2016? Alabama voters have not forgotten. Last fall, it did not rain for 61 days in Birmingham shattering the longest rainless streak by 9 days. Despite dry creek beds and lost waterfalls throughout the state, the Alabama legislature failed to move forward this year on the creation of a statewide water plan.
Next week, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be holding its Native Plant Conference – “Celebrating the Astounding Biodiversity of the Southeast.” (register HERE). One of the largest conferences of its kind on biodiversity in the nation, the Gardens will be honoring Bill Finch, the award-winning writer, botanist and natural historian who has received national recognition for his garden columns and environmental reporting.
October’s starting to wrap up and the weather has finally started to cool down! This week has a lot going on, and you’re bound to find something you love! And while we try to keep our tone positive, please, if you have kids, do better than “trunk-or-treating.” Seriously. Continue reading “Birmingham top 10: October 19-25”
This upcoming Saturday, October 21st, people throughout the South will travel to Little River Canyon National Preserve to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the park.
If you love nature, there are several wonderful opportunities to celebrate and experience Alabama’s Natural wonders over the next two weeks.
Planning the ultimate Halloween costume but don’t know where to show it off? Then check out our ultimate guide to Halloween parties and costume contests happening in Birmingham all month long!
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for October 13th.
The Alabama Rivers Alliance announced today that after a one year hiatus they will be assuming the role as primary sponsor of the prestigious Southern Exposure Film Fellowship program beginning in January 2018.
What Is an Eco-Creative festival, you might ask?
November 4 & 5, The first full weekend in the month, grab your family and friends and discover the Moss Rock Festival, a hybrid experience with nature, smart-living, art + design at its core…plus there’s great food and music!
Want to fall in love with bees, mushrooms, nature’s colors, bogs, longleaf pine forests, orchids, butterflies and much much more? Here is your chance. Register today for the Native Plant Conference at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
Cooler weather, changing colors, cozy sweaters and pumpkin spice everything. Fall is officially here! October brings lots of great activities to the magic city, but if you’re wanting a true fall experience, what could be better than a trip to the pumpkin patch? Here are some of the best patches around the ‘ham. Continue reading “Top pumpkin patches around Birmingham”
This fall, Readers Digest named Alabama’s Walls of Jericho one of the best hikes in America.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for October 6th.
What’s a better way to spend an autumn afternoon than sipping cool brews, enjoying gorgeous views and listening to great music with Birmingham’s original iron man? Vulcan Aftertunes concert series is once again celebrating autumn on the summit of Red Mountain.