Bham Now Nature Roundup – September 15th

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Rotary Trail – photo from Freshwater Land Trust

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for September 15th.

Along with this past week’s news and events, below are newsletter links to local and state conservation organizations. Please checkout Birmingham Audubon’s Flicker Flashes which has now been published for 70 years!


Birmingham Audubon’s Flicker Flashes 
The Nature Conservancy in Alabama
Black Warrior Riverkeeper Newsletter
Sierra Club Alabama Chapter
Cahaba River Society’s Cahaba Current – July
Freshwater Land Trust Recent Blog Articles

Birmingham Alabama
Cahaba River – Photo from Cahaba Environmental Center

Bham Now – Celebrate conservation and great music at 9th Annual Land Aid (video) 

Bham Now – Bham Now interview with Freshwater Land Trust Director Libba Vaughan 

Bham Now – “Swiftnado” – a downtown Birmingham natural phenomenon 

High Country News – Forest Service leadership lands in Southern hands

American Rivers – A visual journey along the Black Warrior River – Build a monument to climate change deniers

Alabama Newscenter – On this day in Alabama history: Yellowhammer declared official State Bird

Cahaba Lily Trip 2014
Photo by Pat Byington
Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar.


Freshwater Land Trust – Land Aid 2017 – September 15

Birmingham Audubon – Swift Night Out #3 – September 16th

ASAN – 3rd Annual Graze Birmingham – September 17th

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Dine at Rojo for the Gardens – September 19th

Alabama Wildlife Federation – Wild Game Cook-Off in Birmingham– September 21

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Brewery Blitz – September 24th

Alabama Environmental Council – Recycling Center Clean-Up Day! (Lunch Provided) – September 24th

Alabama Environmental Council Recycling Center & Office Building

Birmingham Audubon – Audubon Fall Bird Count – September 30th

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

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

Alabama Environmental Council – Rain Barrel Workshop – October 14th

Nature Conservancy in Alabama – Connect with Nature – October 15

Southern Environmental Center – EcoFest 2017 – October 19th

Ruffner Mountain – Ruffner turns 40! – October 21st

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

Birds of Birmingham Parks
Green Heron at Crestwood Park= photo by Miranda Johnson Studstill

Alabama Wildlife Federation – 2017 Calendar of Events

Wild South – 2017 Events Calendar 

Alabama Wildlife Center – 2017 Events Calendar

Discovering Alabama –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.