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.
The Birmingham City Council had a busy day on Tuesday passing several initiatives, including the establishment of a smoke-free Health District and Birmingham Promise, an initiative which will create post-secondary opportunities and apprenticeships for Birmingham City School students.
For the 3rd straight year, the UAB Football team will honor and memorialize the children and families served by Children’s Harbor by wearing the names of patients on the back of their jerseys for Homecoming.
Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including The Garage near Highland Avenue, Golden Temple in Five Points and SEEDS Coffee Company in West Homewood received 95 and above on their health inspection scores in September 2019.
Several years ago, Abe Bernstein and his wife toured United Ability. A few weeks afterward, he was asked to interview for the Director of Enterprises position, even though he was not looking for a job. After the interview, United Ability gave him the opportunity to join their team.