Birmingham native and executive director of the Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) Mark Berte will be on hand at the Back Forty Brewery in Gadsden this Thursday night, September 29th, 5:00 to 9:00pm for the foundation’s “Connect to Your Coast” tour.
One of the can’t miss events of the Fall, the Cahaba River Frydown.
If you love clean drinking water, the Cahaba lily, and the river that is considered one of the eight most important biological hotspots in the United States by The Nature Conservancy – you need to make plans to celebrate and support the Cahaba River at the 7th annual Fry-Down this weekend! Continue reading “The Cahaba River Frydown – Celebrate clean drinking water and make room for some catfish”
Longtime community advocate and leader in the Alabama Scenic Byways movement, Joe Watts has been elected President of the Birmingham Audubon Society.
Watts leads the 70 year old Birmingham institution which has been experiencing a renaissance in the past few years with the hiring of an executive director, staff and the establishment of a permanent office.
Checkout their impressive 2015-16 Annual report.
Finally, the debate is here. Who will it be tonight.
Funny. Lovable. One of a kind. True naturalist. Ruffner’s Marty Schulman
Ruffner Mountain will be celebrating beloved naturalist Marty Schulman on October 16th, 4:30 at Ruffner Mountain.
Have we ever had a hotter September? Will the heatwave break?
Can’t wait for fall!
According to AccuWeather, Birmingham has topped 90 degrees or more 20 out of the first 23 days in the month of September 2016.
The @alabamarivers (ARA) is inviting you to lunch on Monday. From ARA:
Photo: EPA – https://www.epaosc.org
They all have been honored by the esteemed Explorers Club. Congratulations, James McClintock!
UAB’s James McClintock, Explorers Club Fellow
When you drive around the state of Alabama, one of the most popular “vanity” car tags is this one:
Most people don’t know that the organization in charge of these car tags have been around for more than 20 years, supporting environmental education programs throughout the state.
Birmingham Girl Scout Maddie Hoaglund is going for gold – the Girl Scout Gold Award. And the winner will not only be her, but also Alabama’s State Parks, our environment and the people of Alabama.
In today’s al.com Hoaglaud penned an opinion piece about the “Love Your State Parks Day” event she has organized at Oak Mountain State Park, raise awareness about the upcoming vote on the State Parks Constitutional Amendment, and to say “thank you” to all the people that work at the state parks.
Check out Hoaglaud’s op-ed – here
And don’t miss the Love Your State Parks Day at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, September 24th.
Seems there has been an uptick in Alabama of these so-called “clowns” sightings from Brighton to Auburn, disrupting schools and causing problems in otherwise peaceful neighborhoods.
Last night, the Cahaba River Society (CRS) released a statement assessing the Colonial Pipeline gasoline leak in Shelby County.
According to multiple media reports, Colonial Pipeline says it will be finishing the construction of a temporary pipeline that will bypass a leaking section of its main gasoline pipeline in Shelby County. The company is hoping to have the temporary pipeline on line this week.