Celebrate Alabama’s Rivers

Alabama’s Watershed Ornament at Sojourn’s

The Alabama Rivers Alliance announced this week several ways people can “celebrate Alabama’s rivers” over the holidays.

From the Alliance:

Save Rivers Special Auction

If you love to collect special “river” art, checkout these two special pieces titled “Headwaters” and “Whitewater” by two prominent local artists Murray Johnston and Rick Rush.  Both pieces will be auctioned off with all proceeds benefiting the Alabama Rivers Alliance, Cahaba River Society and Cahaba Riverkeeper.

Whitewater by Rick Rush
Headwaters by Murray Johnston

This online-only auction will run from December 5 – December 16 at 5 pm. To bid, please email Kelly Marshall at kmarshall@alabamarivers.org with your name, the name of the piece you are bidding on, and your highest bid amount. Alabama Rivers Alliance will update this page with the current highest bid and will alert all bidders when the highest bid changes via email. You can also call us with your bid or any questions at 205-322-6395. Want to see the art in person? Give us a call and we’ll arrange a time for you to come check them out at our office in downtown Birmingham. For additional details – visit the Alliance’s auction page

Goodwill Wednesday – Cahaba Brewing Company

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
3:00pm 10:00pm
Cahaba Brewing Company

Join the Alabama Rivers Alliance at Cahaba Brewing Company for Goodwill Wednesday! ARA will be on hand to update you on our important work as we #DefendRivers across the state. Hear the latest on the Alabama water management plan while enjoying super great fresh local beer!

A portion of each purchase in the taproom goes to help support this organization, make sure to come to the taproom and show your goodwill!

Alabama Watersheds Ornament

The perfect holiday gift for someone who loves Alabama’s rivers.

Show your support for Alabama’s 132,000 miles of rivers and streams by purchasing an Alabama watersheds ornament from Sojourns in downtown Birmingham! Proceeds benefit Alabama Rivers Alliance, Black Warrior Riverkeeper and Coosa Riverkeeper.

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.