Record high temperatures throughout the Southeast in September, spilling into October (5 of the first 6 days were over 88 degrees in Birmingham, including 4 – 90 plus days) are delaying leaves from changing, according to the October 4, 2018 Foliage Report from the Foliage Network.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of October 6.
The 9th Annual Cahaba River Society Fry-Down on September 30 at Railroad Park was the most successful in its near decade long history.
Breakout your hiking boots Birmingham. 4 local conservations groups will be leading specially guided hikes in October. Here is your chance, to get outdoors, breathe some fresh air, recharge your batteries and meet folks.
One morning in May, a ruby-throated hummingbird hovered on the outside of my breakfast room windows and peered in at me, as if to demand, “Hey, where’s my feeder?”Continue reading “Feed Hummingbirds for their Winter trip . . . and encourage them to come back next Spring”
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of September 22.
In Birmingham today, we might still be waiting on that colder weather, but when it comes we’ve prepared the best outdoor brunch locations that you are going to want to remember. Whether it’s between you and a good book, a dear friend or a collection of all your favorite people, these locations are sure to satisfy your autumnal brunch needs.
“It’s Earth Day in the Fall with catfish.” That’s how supporters describe the annual Cahaba River Society Fry-Down, one of the state of Alabama’s largest catfish cook-offs and festivals, held on September 30, Noon to 4:00pm at Railroad Park.
Want to explore Alabama’s natural wonders, raise money for a good cause and do it all in one weekend? Register for the upcoming The Alabama Beta September 28-30.
Have you ever wanted to take up bird-watching, but just didn’t know how to begin?
We’ve got the ultimate “how-to” become a birder guide for you.
Hurricane Florence is a Category 2 storm and will hit the east coast somewhere between the South and North Carolina coastline. Although the exact path cannot be pinpointed more than 5 million people are under a hurricane warning and evacuated the area. Continue reading “How you can help these 4 Alabama organizations including the Red Cross with disaster relief from Hurricane Florence”
Can you paddle the entire 650 mile Alabama Scenic River Trail? That is what Will Denton, 79, and John Denton, 66 started doing earlier this month.
The popular SOUTHERN EXPOSURE Film Fellowship series is back after a one year hiatus. Continue reading “Sneak peek: 4 trailers from the 2018 SOUTHERN EXPOSURE Film series by the Alabama Rivers Alliance. Premiere is at Altamont School on Thursday, September 13”
Visiting a farmer’s market today? Care about locally grown wholesome food? If your answer is a resounding YES, consider attending Graze, the fundraiser that supports our state’s leading advocate for farmers and eco-friendly produced food – the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network. Continue reading “Support local eco-friendly agriculture at Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network’s 4th Annual “Graze” on September 9″
Red Mountain Park’s new executive director T.C. McLemore is turning 30 years old. To mark his third decade, on Labor Day, in lieu of gifts and birthday cake, he will be hiking 30 miles within the park to celebrate Birmingham’s largest urban park.
Wondering what you can do to help him celebrate?