Welcome Interior Secretary Jewell to Anniston and Birmingham

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Birmingham Mayor William Bell
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Birmingham Mayor William Bell discuss the importance of parks at East Lake Park

A reminder about two very important public hearings. Let’s make history tomorrow. Checkout our Bham Now story for details: 

Anniston’s Freedom Riders Park and Birmingham’s Civil Rights District one step closer to National Park 

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.