The Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute has launched a new online database of scientific records and photos of more than 400 native fishes. Described by the Institute as a “Facebook for Fish,” this resource is now available to scientists, students and the general public.
It’s no secret that food waste is prevalent in the U.S. Experts estimate that we waste 30 to 40% of our food supply, which equates to 400 pounds of food wasted annually by the average American. How do we fix this? The Junior League of Birmingham is helping with their Second Servings initiative. Find out how.Continue reading “JLB Second Servings, a Junior League of Birmingham initiative, provides food to those in need”
That was the most common statement used at today’s groundbreaking on the site of the new Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) Multi-Use Stadium.
Last week, the Urban Land Institute of Alabama (ULI) held its Trends in Real Estate 2019 Luncheon at Sloss Furnaces, featuring Anita Kramer, ULI Senior Vice President and a panel of local economic experts.
As a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday and subsequent late night storms that hit Central Alabama, a tree was uprooted at the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve destroying the nature center’s recently constructed greenhouse.
Last week, the Alabama Environmental Council released a list of Christmas tree recycling drop-off sites throughout Alabama.
Central Alabama continues its strong backing for critical programs and initiatives supported by United Way through another successful fundraising campaign.
This fall, in the office of United Ability, the staff made a very special discovery. Tucked away in storage was a box of beautifully designed Christmas glass ornaments that were produced in 2005. (Learn how you can purchase one – HERE)
Yesterday, salamander enthusiasts, herpetologists and nature lovers around the world were introduced to a new species of salamander found only in Alabama and Florida – the Reticulated Siren.
O’Neal Industries is known for their love of Birmingham. For years they have supported Birmingham businesses and given back to many in the community. Most recently, they made a donation of 30 million dollars to UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center.Continue reading “What O’Neal Industries’ $30M donation to UAB’s Cancer Center means to Birmingham”
Mayor Randall Woodfin was joined on Tuesday by officials with the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and local civic and business leaders to announce a multi-year partnership with Brookings to help boost the economy in Birmingham.
This month, a new executive director, Tobin Cataldo, steps to the helm of the Jefferson County Library Cooperative. So what is the cooperative anyway, and how does it tie into your public municipal library? Bham Now has the scoop.Continue reading “10 things to know about the Jefferson County Library Cooperative, with executive director Tobin Cataldo”
Several popular Birmingham area restaurants, including popular places such as Little Donkey and Johnny’s Restaurant received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.
What a journey UAB Football has been on over the past 4 years! Capping an amazing comeback story, yesterday, UAB won the Conference USA championship game, 27-25 over Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
One of Birmingham’s fondest moments of President George H.W. Bush was his visit to the Magic City promoting recycling and conservation nearly three decades ago.