Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of April 6.
Earlier this week, the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination was commemorated with activities and events around Kelly Ingram Park, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and 16th Street Baptist Church. The day-long observance culminated in the evening with the Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference hosting their annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Banquet. The event was headlined by Apple CEO and Alabama native Tim Cook.
Recently, Bham Now met with the Chris and Laura Davis from Vestavia Hills about the work of United Ability and how their daughter Grace has inspired and enriched their lives.
Last month, art by Naked Art Gallery’s Vero Vanblaere was on display at a prominent Harvard conference on health issues.
Mark your calendars.
From May 16-20, the PGA Tour Champions will be holding its first major championship of the year at the Regions Tradition in Hoover.
Forty-eight years ago, on April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was held in Alabama, the United States and the world. That one event launched the global environmental movement. Today in Birmingham, nearly five decades later, Earth Day is a month-long celebration.
Do you know if today’s air quality in Birmingham is poor or good? We’ve got the answer.
According to the city of Birmingham website, the Magic City has over 1300 churches in the metro area. On the morning before Easter 2018, Bham Now traveled throughout the metro area taking photos of churches and in some cases, parishioners preparing for the holy day.
The earliest Opening day in Major League Baseball history began yesterday and that means our own Birmingham Barons home opener is not far behind. The Barons launch their 2018 home schedule against the Montgomery Biscuits on April 11th.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of March 30.
Recently, a couple of Alabama turtle species, the Gopher tortoise and Diamondback terrapin garnered support from Governor Kay Ivey and UAB.
Earlier this year, the Alabama Birding Trails program announced the addition of 10 new birding trail sites across Alabama, including two in the Birmingham area, the Moss Rock Preserve in Hoover and the Shades Creek Greenway in Homewood.
There was movie that premiered a little over ten years ago by Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman called “The Bucket List” which was about two men on a road trip with a wish list of things to do before they “kick the bucket.”
Did you know that three of the rarest fishes on planet Earth reside here in Birmingham and Jefferson County?
Several small businesses from the Birmingham area have put their “hat in the ring” to compete for the annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest.