This morning, Bham Now Director Pat Byington interviewed via Facebook Live Beth Franklin, the founder of Hand in Paw.
Join Bham Now and Hand in Paw this morning around 10:15am for a Facebook Live interview with their founder Beth Franklin and of course the wonderful animals.
Bham Now’s BOLD Speaker Polar Researcher Jim McClintock has designated Hand in Paw as the designated charity for his BOLD Speaker Series presentation on December 6th at Avondale Brewery.
Rebel against Black Friday madness – Patagonia 100% for the Planet
Black Friday. The kickoff of the holiday retail season. It can be madness.
At storefronts across America, people literally wait outside in long lines for hours to rush into retail stores immediately when the establishment opens at daybreak to purchase the latest electronic game or the hottest trendy toy. These type of events are often called “Doorbuster” sales.
In lieu of all the Black Friday madness, yesterday, Patagonia, one of the most successful and popular outdoor sustainable clothing companies in the U.S. announced its own special kind of Black Friday “Doorbuster” sale.
This weekend, there were a flurry of op-eds, editorials and articles opposing and supporting Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination to become to Attorney General in a Trump administration.
This morning, longtime Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was picked by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next Attorney General.
Quote of the week – “I love to think of Nature as wireless telegraph stations through which God speaks to us every day, every hour, and every moment of our lives.” ~ George Washington Carver
The week of the Supermoon. Drought continues. Move I-20/59 takes a hit. And the big question – will Alabama ever develop a sustainable water plan?
Looking for something to do this weekend? Become a Preserve Ranger!
This week, U.S. Magistrate Judge John Ott dismissed a lawsuit that sought to block the federal and state project to replace and widen the elevated portion of Interstate 20/59 through downtown Birmingham.
Exploring Wild Alabama authors Ken Wills and Larry Davenport were recently featured on Fred Hunter’s Absolutely Alabama television program.
Here is the link to the Absolutely Alabama video.
As promised, checkout the Supermoon photo slideshow provided to us by Bham Now readers.
Fun Supermoon facts:
The moon on November 14th looked 15 percent bigger and 16 percent brighter than a typical full moon.
Kickback. Relax. Sippin’ at Sims.
Join Birmingham Southern College’s Southern Environmental Center in Homewood on Thursday, November 17th, 5:30-7:30 to help celebrate the arrival of fall with a cocktail at the Sims Garden (908 Highland Rd, Homewood, Alabama 35209).
“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
Alabama is in the midst of one of the most devastating droughts in our history. For a generation, the Alabama Rivers Alliance (ARA) and watershed groups have called on state officials to create a statewide water management plan to address issues such as drought emergencies.
The Fall In Love With The Outside Road Tour is coming to Birmingham!
The event benefits the Alabama Rivers Alliance.
Bham Now Director Pat Byington sat down with the next speaker in the BOLD Speaker Series; Polar Researcher Dr. Jim McClintock .
McClintock touches on several topics including climate change in Antarctica and Alabama; how he would “educate” President-elect Trump about the devastating impacts of climate change he has seen up close in Antarctica and a personal story about why he chose Hand in Paw as his BOLD Speaker Series charity. Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 6th 5:30 at Avondale Brewery. Limited seats. Get tickets here
In just a few hours the Supermoon will be appearing across the US.
Here are tips on how to view and photograph it tonight from NPR.
Don’t miss it. Remember, the moon will not be this close again until 2034.
Do you Recycle? Love Soccer and Good People beer? Are you very patriotic and a big supporter of the US Men’s National Soccer Team?
Well, if you answered “yes” on all these questions, the Alabama Environmental Council and Good People Brewing are holding a special event for you.