Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of January 13, 2018

Bankhead
Bankhead
Parker Falls in the Bankhead National Forest, photo by Sam Calhoun

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of January 13.

This week, we wanted to start off the Roundup with videos from Red Mountain Park and GASP.

The GASP video also features Coosa Riverkeeper Executive Director Justinn Overton.

Enjoy the video, news and event calendar!

 News

Bham Now – Birmingham Audubon’s first executive director leaving to lead Audubon Texas

Bham Now – Simply beautiful. Alabama’s majestic ice filled waterfalls and coves (photo gallery)

Decatur Daily – Crane-a-Mania: Researchers investigating whooping cranes wintering at Wheeler

Alabama Newscenter – Renew Our Rivers announces 2018 schedule

Environmental Leader – Sustainable Solar Farm Powers Walmart in Alabama

GASP – Exposure to air pollution increases risk of birth defects

Seattle Times – Water fight between Florida, Georgia lands at Supreme Court

Sandhill Crane at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge – Photo by George Lee
Events
Visit Bham Now’s complete calendar.

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge – Festival of the Cranes – January 14

Birmingham Audubon – MLK Day Habitat Restoration at W.E. Putnam– January 15

Birmingham Public Library – The Fifteenth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture – January 16

Birmingham Alabama
Entrance at Kelly Ingram Park in the Civil Rights District

Guntersville State Park – A Guide to Lake Guntersville’s Eagle Awareness Weekends – January 19 to February 18

GASP – Before the Flood Film Screening  – January 20

B-Active – Regional Bicycle Network Reveal Open-House! – January 23

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Huntsville – January 26

Alabama Wildlife Center – Crazy for Cranes Program – January 27

Eurasian eagle -Owl

Alabama Wildlife Federation – Critter Crawl – February 10

Alabama Wildlife Center – Wild About Chocolate 2018 – February 10

EEAA – Rivers to the Gulf Flowing Home – February  22-24

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Alabama Water Rally – March 16-18

Alabama Hiking Society – 2018 Alabama Hiking Trail Society Conference – March 30

Birmingham
Photo via Alltrails.com

Alabama Wildlife Federation  2018 Calendar of Events

Wild South 2018 Events Calendar 

Alabama Wildlife Center  2018 Events Calendar

Discovering Alabama Broadcast Schedule 

Birmingham Zoo  2018 Calendar of Events

Birmingham Audubon
A photos from the 2016 Audubon Photography exhibit

Birmingham Audubon Society  Upcoming Events

Sierra Club Alabama Chapter  Meetings and Hikes –

Fresh Air Family  2018 Calendar

Alabama Birding Trails Calendar

Little River Canyon Center  2018 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.