Nature Roundup January 26th edition – brought to you by JSU Little River Canyon Center

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup January 26th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center!

Onward with this week’s stories.

Cahaba River Society’s CLEAN Program

Bham Now – Cahaba River Society by the numbers

Bham Now – Take a special Sunday hike with the Freshwater Land Trust

Bham Now – WOW! Little River Falls this morning

Bham Now – Little River Canyon National Preserve visits nearly doubled in 2016

Bham Now – UAB’s Solar Decathlon awarded $1000 Awesome Award

Bham Now – Exclusive: Stunning photos from Antarctica by UAB’s Jim McClintock

Alabama Newscenter – Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge provides ideal backdrop for crane and waterfowl sightings during winter

WBRC Fox 6 – AL waits for impact of EPA freeze on grant money

al.com – EPA unfreezes grants to Alabama’s environmental program, for now

Wild South – Weesie Smith, a Wilderness Champion

Alabama State Parks – Eagle Awareness Weekends in 2017

ABC 33/40 – 6,500 gallons of waste dumped in Black Warrior River near Tuscaloosa

Cahaba RIver Society’s Latonya Scott

Bham Now Outdoor Calendar

Bham Now has put together an extensive Outdoor Calendar for your viewing (and planning) pleasure.  If we missed your organization, just let us know pat@bhamnow.com

Highlights

Cahaba River Society – Cahaba River Society Annual Meeting – January 26

Wild South – Winter Warmer Weekend Party – January 27

Friends of Shades Creek – Salamander Festival in Homewood – January 28

Ruffner Mountain – Moss and Lichen Hike – January 28

Turkey Creek Nature Preserve – Turkey Creek Nature Preserve Cleanup Day – February 4th

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Ecology of Alabama’s Native Plants – February 4

Alabama Wildlife Center – Wild About Chocolate – February 11

Little River Canyon Center – Take a Hike -Pinhoti Trail – February 11

Camp McDowell – McDowell Enneagram conference – February 10-12, 2017

Bham Now – BOLD speaker series featuring Scott Register and Will Lochamy at Good People – February 16

Little River Canyon Center – Birding Hike-Great Backyard Bird Count – February 18

EEAA – Environmental Education Association of Alabama “Stay Wild Alabama”Conference – Feb. 23-25

Alabama Wildlife Federation – AWF Wild Game Cook-offs  (March to May)

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Alabama Water Rally – March 17-19

Sierra Club Alabama Chapter – Meetings and Hikes – December & January

Fresh Air Family – January 2017 Calendar

Alabama Birding Trails Calendar

Ruffner Mountain – Calendar

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  • 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.