Below is a story submitted to Bham Now by the Friends of Limestone Park in Alabaster. Learn about the amazing Tree Swallows and how these lovely birds, which are rare in Alabama, have made Limestone Park their home.
HAMMERS TILL I DIE!!
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup March 10th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center.
“With revitalized neighborhoods and a ramped-up food culture, Alabama’s largest city boldly returns to the stage and sings to a bigger audience.” ~ From the Washington Post article titled – You’re Going Where? Birmingham
Move over high-rise beachfront condos along Alabama’s gulf coast. Check out Alabama’s newest and most important “condos” that are nestled along the entrance of Birmingham’s most famous nature preserve – the Ruffner Mountain “Bee” Condos.
David Sher should be constrained by a straightjacket! That’s what I told him after my interview. He works non-stop on a project that many people think is impossible. Bham Now is thrilled to welcome Sher as our next Bold Speaker on April 13th. Find out why.
This week, Alabama’s leading river protection groups petitioned the Alabama Environmental Management Commission (AEMC) to write regulations requiring sewage treatment facilities to notify the public when they are exposed to sewage spills and overflows.
Join The Altamont School on Tuesday, March 7th, 6:30 at the school’s Cabaniss-Kaul Center for the Arts, for a conversation about cultural immersion, energy, and human rights as Professor Judith Kimerling relates her experiences with the indigenous people and the land in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of The Altamont School Global Initiative.
Birmingham’s oldest independent bookstore, Little Professor Book Center, re-opened this weekend in the heart of Homewood’s 18th Street Central Business District after departing its previous location for nearly three weeks.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup March 3rd edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center.
This week’s edition of the Nature Roundup features three major stories about “solution-based” conservation advocacy.
Calling all filmmakers!
It’s March in Birmingham and everything is “blooming.”
Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay made visits to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens at the end of February and on March 1st to capture the gardens flowering after two straight weeks of spring-like weather.
This week, the Coosa Riverkeeper, along with the Alabama Rivers Alliance introduced a new comprehensive “public right to know” program called FISH GUIDE, in response to surveys conducted with more than 125+ fishermen on the Coosa River, which showed that nearly half the fishermen were unaware of fish consumption advisories.
Earlier this month, O’Carr’s Delicatessen, one of Homewood’s oldest and most popular restaurants, opened a second eatery (214 18th Street N. Birmingham 35203) in Birmingham’s theater district.