Bham Now’s Nature Roundup – April 7th – Earth Month edition

Birmingham Alabama Ecoscape

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup April 7th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center.

Spring has sprung in Alabama and that means Earth Day/Earth Month events abound throughout the state.  Check out Bham Now’s Outdoor Calendar for events throughout April and this edition of the Nature Roundup which features 19 Earth Day events.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens
From the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale – a Partridge Pea – excellent butterfly host and nectar plant

Bham Now – “It’s the mother of all plant sales” – Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale begins today (photos)

Bham Now – A nature park grows in Tarrant

Bham Now – What is the Oakmulgee Pecker Trekker?

Mother Jones – Lead Update: White Folks and Alabama Prisoners

Decatur Daily – ADEM: 45 percent federal cut ‘worst-case scenario’

Montgomery Advertiser – Ken Hare’s Natural Alabama: Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds return to Alabama – Gopher Tortoise Day: Celebrate Alabama’s majestic tortoise species this weekend

Alabama Newscenter – UA solar project is teaching tool for future engineers

Birmingham Alabama

Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar at: Bham Now Outdoor Events Calendar

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

Birmingham Botanical Garden – Spring Plant Sale – April 7-9

Shoals Environmental Alliance – 10th Annual Shoals Earth Month – April 8th

Little River Canyon Center – Canyon Spring Fest – April 8th

U.S. Space and Rocket Center – Earth Day at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center – April 8th

North Birmingham Alabama
North Birmingham Ecoscape

Pepper Place – Pepper Place Market Opens – April 8th

Southern Environmental Center – Darter Festival – April 9th

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Rivers of Alabama Day – April 11th

Birmingham Audubon – Phillip Henry Gosse and the Birds of Jamaica – April 13

Cahaba River Society – Headwaters : The Cahaba River – April 18th

Coosa Riverkeeper – Fly Fishing Film Tour benefiting Coosa Riverkeeper – April 19th

Dynamite Hill-Smithfield Community Land Trust  – Dance Like There’s No Climate Change – April 21

Alabama Rivers Alliance – 2017 Earth Fest celebration – University of Montevallo – April 21

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Earth Day at the Gardens– April 22nd

Black Warrior Riverkeeper – Earthbound’s Earthfest 2017 – April 22nd

University of Alabama – Earth Day BioBlitz at Moundville Archaeological Park – April 22

Little River Canyon Center – Earth Day at the Canyon – April 22nd


Birmingham Zoo – Tails in the Trails – April 28th

Ruffner Mountain – Spring Native Plant Sale – April 29th

GASP – Good People Brewing Beer of the Week – May 8-12

Birmingham Audubon – Birmingham Audubon Society’s Mountain Workshop – May 11-14

Cahaba River Society – Cahaba River Ramble 2017 – June 10th

Birmingham Zoo – 2017 Calendar of Events

Birmingham Audubon Society – 2017 Events

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

Fresh Air Family – 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.