Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of April 21, 2018

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Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of April 21.

Happy Earth Day!!!!  Well, the day is actually April 22 – but everyone is pretty much celebrating today.

Check out all the events and visit the Earth Day Network website at: https://www.earthday.org

Also – throughout this edition of the Bham Nature Roundup, we are providing a series of  Earth Day videos.

Enjoy!

News

Bham Now – Join Birmingham’s Neverthirst at Avondale Park, May 5; bring clean water to those in need around the world

Bham Now – Birmingham’s Marx Brothers Inc. just installed one of the largest solar energy systems in AL

Bham Now – Love recycling and Planet Earth? Time to put on your Green Tie and party with the Alabama Environmental Council

WBRC FOX 6 – Environmental group feels this is not the last we’ll see of the ‘poop trains’

WHNT – Robert F. Kennedy Jr. visits Huntsville to talk about environmental issues

WBRC FOX 6 – First graders at Bluff Park Elementary working to help injured wildlife

WSFA  – National nonprofit groups working to preserve Moss Rock

Events

Birmingham Audubon – Coastal Bird Banding at Ft. Morgan – April 17-21

Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Earth Day at the Gardens – April 21

Black Warrior Riverkeeper – Earthbound Earthfest  at Avondale Brewery– April 21

Bessemer – City of Bessemer Hazardous Waste Collection Day – April 21

JSU Canyon Center – Earth Day at Little River Canyon – April 21

 Red Mountain Park – Earth Day Celebration – April 22

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GASP – Enviro Film Series: Before the Flood – April 24

Cahaba River Society – Aveda Earth Month Party – April 24

 Freshwater Land Trust – Sunday Hike Series: Wildwood Wildflower Preserve – April 29

 

Birmingham Audubon – Birmingham Audubon Mountain Workshop – May 10-13

Cahaba River Society – Guided Canoe Trip to the Cahaba lilies – May 13

 Cahaba River Society – Cahaba Ramble – June 9

 

Wild South – Wild South Movie Nights

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.

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.