Bham Now Nature Roundup – October 13th (videos)

Waterfall at the Walls of Jericho. Reader’s Digest has named the place one of the top hikes in America – photo via

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for October 13th.

Here is some great news for your Friday morning.  After a one year hiatus, the Southern Exposure Film Series will be back in 2018.

The news about the prestigious  film series’ return was announced by the Alabama Rivers Alliance, who will be taking the reins of this vital and ambitious program.  In honor of Southern Exposure’s return, in this Nature Roundup we have embedded three videos from the series.

Enjoy and onward to the news and events!


Bham Now –Southern Exposure Film Fellowship Program is back 

Herald of the Sea from Southern Exposure on Vimeo.

Bham Now –Moss Rock Festival, an eco-creative celebration of nature, smart-living, art + design

Bham Now –Celebrate the South’s biodiversity at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Native Plant Conference

Bham Now –Walls of Jericho named one of the best hikes in America –Doug Jones endorsed by League of Conservation Voters PAC 

Leger -Enquirer –After decades, Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint water suit reaches Supreme Court

WSFA -Hurricane pushes new and threatened species into state

WBRC Fox 6 – Gasoline spill leaves officials concerned for enviornment

Sharing The Secrets from Southern Exposure on Vimeo.

Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar.

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

Fishermen’s Right to Know from Southern Exposure on Vimeo.

Aldridge Gardens – Whispers from the Past: A Native American Experience – October 15th

Alabama Environmental Council – The Oxy Morons Benefit Show for AEC (Free) – October 15th 

Birmingham Audubon – Junior Board Fundraiser at Rojo – October 17th

Southern Environmental Center – EcoFest 2017 – October 19th

Ruffner Mountain – Ruffner turns 40! – October 21st


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

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Native Plant Conference – October 26-28

Alabama Wildlife Center – Owl-o-Ween 2017 – October 28th

Photo via Alabama Wildlife Center

Wild South – Wild South 10% at Rojo Night – October 31st

Little River Canyon National Preserve – Canyon Fest – November 4th

GASP – Toast to Clean Air – November 8th

Aldridge Gardens – Adventures of a Citizen Scientist – November 9th

ASAN – ASAN Food & Farm Forum – December 8-9

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

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


Pat Byington
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.

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