Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of January 19, 2018

Birmingham Alabama
Photo by Pat Byington

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of January 19.

Next weekend don’t miss the annual Salamander Festival in Homewood. Perhaps the most kid-friendly environmental event in the state, the festival should be on every nature lovers bucket list.

Enjoy this week’s news and events!


Bham Now – City Council’s proposed walk-way will connect Red Mountain, Vulcan Park to Southside

Bham Now – Giving back: Scenes from the Hands On Birmingham MLK Day of Service

Times Daily – Refuge makes festival fly high

Gulf Coast News Today – Alabama winter skies filled with migrating birds

WSFA – House lawmakers pass bills aimed at helping veterans (State Parks)

Photo from Friends of Shades Creek

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

Wild South – Winter Warmer Weekend – January 26-27

Friends of Shades Creek – Salamander Festival from Friends of Shades Creek – January 27
SandhillCranes CROPPED Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of January 19, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center – Crazy for Cranes Program – January 27

Cahaba River Society – Cahaba River Society Annual Meeting – February 1

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

Cahaba River Society – Water To Wine Tonya Jones SalonSpa Earth Month Fundraiser for Cahaba River Society – March 15

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

Eastern bluebird Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of January 19, 2018

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

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 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.

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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