The Altamont School: Judith Kimerling to speak on oil, advocacy and human rights in the Amazon

Birmingham Alabama

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.

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Early Spring: beautiful photos of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens “blooming” by Bham Now’s Larry O. Gay

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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.

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“We Dare to Defend Our Rights” – FISH GUIDE aims to protect the health and rights of Alabama fishermen and families

Birmingham Alabama

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.

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Snap, crackle, pop®! The Nature Conservancy bringing back Alabama’s longleaf pine forest with fire

Have you ever listened to a bowl of Rice Krispies ®  after you pour milk on top of it?

Snap, crackle, pop®!

Last week, Bham Now got to witness  a controlled burn “lit” by The Nature Conservancy in Alabama (TNC) on the Kathy Stiles Freeland Bibb County Glades Preserve . Continue reading “Snap, crackle, pop®! The Nature Conservancy bringing back Alabama’s longleaf pine forest with fire”

Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay gives us a sneak peak inside “foodie heaven” – The Pizitz Food Hall

Birmingham Alabama

Described by the New York Times as “foodie heaven,” Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay visited last weekend, the newly opened Pizitz Food Hall, which has been “rolling out” several of its new vendors over the past few days.

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Need Girl Scout Cookies? “Find Cookies Here”

Girl Scouts Birmingham Alabama
It’s Girl Scout cookie season in Birmingham – find a booth sale in your neighborhood

It’s been 11 months since the last Girl Scout cookie sale.  You just pulled out your last box of thin mint cookies, you stored in your freezer from last year’s booth sale. Like clock work, your stomach grumbles…. you know it’s that time of year again.  It’s Girl Scout cookie season!

This weekend, Girl Scouts throughout North Central Alabama will be holding GS cookie booth sales in front of local businesses.

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