Treat yo self and escape the city in this adorable Airbnb on wheels. Read about my awesome road trip in a Gearbox Adventure Rental here.
Yesterday, the Freshwater Land Trust announced that they have completed their watercress darter habitat restoration project at Roebuck Springs in Don Hawkins Park, in partnership with the City of Birmingham and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Blueberries, blackberries, peaches, tomatoes, yum! Muscadines? Those will be ready late summer. Check out these u-pick farm locations about an hour’s drive (or less!) from central Birmingham. We’ll start with Jefferson county, then move on to locations in Blount, Chilton, Cullman and Shelby Counties.
Have you taken your dog to these parks in Birmingham? Prepare yourself for lots of adorable puppy pics.
The carefree days of outdoor summer fun are becoming more risky as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the number of tick-borne illnesses in Alabama are rising (2,451 tick-borne illness cases reported in the state between 2004 and 2016). But before you get too ticked off, we have everything you need to know to make your summer safer. Continue reading “Tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, are rising in Alabama”
We know Birmingham’s hottest days aren’t the best for getting outside. But you don’t have to limit your exercise to the gym during the scorching summer. Birmingham walking trails offer lots of places to get out and get moving—and, in many cases, lots of shade as well.
According to the Jefferson County Department of Health, the air quality in the Birmingham area is expected to be unhealthy for some sensitive groups today, Wednesday, June 6th.
Auburn University researchers have discovered the presence of Aedes aegypti, the primary mosquito that transmits Zika virus, in Alabama.
Calling all anglers! This week marks National Fishing and Boating Week, and on Sat., June 9, you’ll have the chance to reel in some fish – for free! Continue reading “Free fishing day in AL, plus a Family Fishing Rodeo and great fishing spots near Birmingham”
Thanks to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), Red Mountain Park (RMP) is a great deal greener today. According to a Red Mountain Park news release, ADEM has removed an eye-popping 20,900 scrap tires and over 4100 tons of garbage from the park over the last seven months.
According to a 2014 study, up to nearly 1 billion birds die from window collisions each year in the United States.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of June 2.
One of America’s iconic publications, MONEY Magazine has named Railroad Park as the best park in Alabama calling the beloved green space “Birmingham’s front yard.”
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of May 20.