Nature Roundup February 10th edition – brought to you by JSU Little River Canyon Center

Birmingham Alabama

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup February 10th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center.

This week’s edition features articles about Green Schools, the Southern Exposure film series, and the latest nature calendar of events across the state. It is an exciting time of the year to get outside and enjoy nature, especially since we have been having uncommonly warm temperatures this winter.  Along with our listing in this edition don’t forget to bookmark the Bham Now Outdoor Events Calendar sponsored by JSU Little River Canyon Center.

Onward with this week’s stories.

Bham Now – Libraries and conservation groups join forces to promote the Southern Exposure film series

Bham Now – Jazz, gourmet food and nature – a great way to support the Canyon Center and environmental education

Alabama Environmental Council – A new recycling website for Birmingham 

Southern Environmental Law Center – Checkout the new and updated Southern Exposure website

Absolutely Alabama – Festival of the Cranes 

Absolutely Alabama – Where Eagles Air

WIAT CBS 42 – 3 Alabama schools honored as “Green Ribbon Schools”

WVTM NBC 13 – New regulations tighten Alabama water quality standards

The Islander – Original Oyster House joins state’s oyster shell recycling program

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Birmingham Ecoscape

Check out Bham Now Outside Calendar

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

Alabama State Parks – Eagle Awareness Activities  – February 10-12

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

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Photo by George Lee

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

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Power-Up 2017: The Business of Climate & Energy in Uncertain Times – February 28

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

Alabama Rivers Alliance – ROJO 10% Tuesday supporting Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Coosa Riverkeeper and Cahaba Riverkeeper – March 14

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

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Airwaves at Good People benefiting Riverkeeper Groups – March 25th

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

Fresh Air Family – January 2017 Calendar

Alabama Birding Trails Calendar

Ruffner Mountain – Calendar

Sponsored by JSU Little River Canyon Center


  • 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.