Bham Now Nature Roundup – July 27th

Birmingham Alabama
Birmingham Alabama
Putnam Middle School Gardens – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for July 27th.

Something a little different before we get to the News and Events sections of the Nature Roundup.  Several groups are now placing their quarterly newsletters online. For this edition, we are providing the links to various conservation organization’s newsletters.  It’s good stuff.   Check it out.

Alabama Coastal Foundation -Osprey Outlook July 2017 

Cahaba River Society – 2017 July Newsletter

Coosa Riverkeeper 2017 Summer Newsletter  

Southern Environmental Center – newsletter 



Bham Now – The summer of birds: Bird-watching, brews and grants – What’s the penalty for killing a creek? In Alabama, $32,000

WSFA NBC 12 – Editorial: Nature Awaits – Nasty Pollutants In Alabama Drinking Water Put Your Health At Risk 

Outdoor Alabama – Alabama State Parks Earn 17 TripAdvisor Awards for 2017 

WBHM – Climate Change Analysis Predicts Losses for South 

Roots Rated – The 650-Mile Alabama Trail: Coming Soon to a Town Near You 

Birmingham Alabama
Tonight is Cheers to the Coosa – July 27th
Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar.

Coosa Riverkeeper – Cheers to the Coosa Farm & Field – July 27

Birmingham Audubon – Black Belt Field Trip #1: Prattville/Autaugaville/Lowndesboro – July 29

Birmingham Alabama
Painted Bunting – photo by Ken Hare

Birmingham Canoe Club – Paddling Jeopardy – August 1st

Birmingham Audubon – Birds & Brews at Cahaba Brewing Company –August 2

Cahaba Environmental Center – Cahaba Connections Conference – August 4th

Friends of Hurricane Creek –House Party Fundraiser for FOHC – August 12th

Environmental Education Association of Alabama – EEAA Bog Tour – August 12th

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Lunch and Learn – the Benefits of Trees – September 13


Cahaba River Society – Cahaba River Fry-Down – October 1st

Sierra Club – Amazing Alabama, Protecting and Appreciating What We Have – October 13th

Southern Environmental Center – EcoFest 2017 – October 19th

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Wild and Scenic Film Festival – October 22nd

Alabama Wildlife Federation – 2017 Calendar of Events

Wild South – 2017 Events Calendar

Discovering Alabama – June Broadcast Schedule

Birmingham Zoo – 2017 Calendar of Events

Birmingham Audubon Society – Upcoming Events

Sierra Club Alabama Chapter – Meetings and Hikes –

Fresh Air Family – 2017 Calendar

Alabama Birding Trails Calendar

Little River Canyon Center – 2017 Calendar

Ruffner Mountain – Calendar

In case you missed it, here is last week’s Nature Roundup.

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.