Moss Rock Preserve and Shades Creek Greenway added to the Alabama Birding Trails

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The Moss Rock Prairie/Meadow with Goldfinches in the golden Eared Coreopsis. Photo from the Friends of Moss Rock Preserve Facebook page.

Earlier this year, the Alabama Birding Trails program announced the addition of 10 new birding trail sites across Alabama, including two in the Birmingham area, the Moss Rock Preserve in Hoover and the Shades Creek Greenway in Homewood.

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Grand marshal Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber; Alabama’s own Channing Tatum

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Alabama’s own Channing Tatum: grand marshal of Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Channing Tatum will be grand marshal

On Sunday April 22, as the only IndyCar race in the Deep South is set to begin, a famous Alabama native will give the iconic “Gentlemen, start your engines!” command.

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IndyCar champ Scott Dixon Interview & Porsche driving at Barber’s Media Days

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Wade Cline, Bham Now sales manager behind the wheel.

Media Day at Barber Motorsports gave local press an opportunity to tour the impressive museum and learn more about the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. In less than a month, April 20-22  10,000 fans will converge on Barber Motorsports Park  to take part in exciting fan experiences and the pulse surging thrill of IndyCar racing.

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Kiwanis Centennial Park expansion to Vulcan Park and Museum revealed

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Ribbon cutting at the new Kiwanis Centennial Park, an expansion to Vulcan Park and Museum

Today, leaders and members of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham, Freshwater Land Trust, Vulcan Park and Museum, Mayor Randall Woodfin and members of the Birmingham City Council cut the ribbon revealing the new Kiwanis Centennial Park expansion to Vulcan Park and Museum.

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Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale is about giving back

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens volunteer Sally Price in her garden with a Zizia aurea the native plant group’s featured plant for 2018 Spring Plant Sale

The Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale may be scheduled for April 13-15 at Brookwood Village, but it takes an army of dedicated volunteers working year round “giving back” to make it one of the South’s largest plant sales.

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