Top budding documentary filmmakers from across the U.S. will converge in Birmingham on September 8th to share their short films about important environmental topics facing our area. Come meet the filmmakers and get ready to be inspired! Admission: free. The Altamont School, September 8th. 7:00-8:30pm. 4801 Altamont Rd S., Birmingham.
Clean water is vital to our health. Help keep our rivers, lakes and swimming holes clean by getting involved with your local river organizations including Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Coosa Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper and Cahaba River Society and the Alabama Rivers Alliance.
“In wilderness is the preservation of the world.” — Henry David Thoreau
Alabama’s hunter education program helps keep hunting safe and enjoyable. The program covers the skills, regulations and responsibilities of hunting, and wildlife conservation that help to secure our hunting heritage. If you were born on or after August 1, 1977, you must complete an approved hunter education program before being eligible to hunt unsupervised. Alabama has two hunter education options: a traditional course with a written test or an Internet course. Don’t wait, start today! #WWVD
Here’s a recipe for baked fish from our friends at the Coosa Riverkeeper, publishers of Swim Guide and Fish Guide. Give it a try. And before swimming in the Coosa River, check the Swim Guide for bacteriological alerts. The fish guide is a neat place to see marinas and places to eat while out on the water as well as see any fish consumption advisories.
Like every school, there are specific things that Samford University students relate and look forward to when going back to school.
From one Samford student to the next, here are 9 things we can ALL relate to:
The dry season continues to plague Jackson County and parts of the Alabama-Mississippi and Alabama-Georgia state lines. An official report was released by the U.S. Drought Monitor out of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Businesses come and go, thrive and fall, and it never fails to disappoint a community when a local giant drops to its knees.
Mark your calendars, folks. October 7-9, Barber’s Motorsports Park will host their world famous vintage motorbike event for the 12th year in a row. Motorists bring their beloved rides from all across the country to race, eat, and visit the world-renown Barber’s Motorsports Park.
Learn more and get your tickets today at http://www.barbermotorsports.com/vintage-home.php
The Walls of Jericho trail is located in the Paint Rock River watershed in Jackson County. It comprises approximately 25,000 acres with caves, springs, mountains and woods. Recreational opportunities include hiking, camping, hunting, and horseback riding. The hiking trailhead is located at 34.976624 -86.080372 off AL-79. Continue reading “Walls of Jericho”
For many college students, summer break is coming to a close. Bags are being packed and dorm room essentials are getting checked off. A short summer hike is still one of the best ways to combat that eerie anxiety that comes before every academic year. Continue reading “Top 5 Birmingham Summer Hikes”
Guys, we all know how difficult it can be to figure out where to take your date so she will stick around. Especially if you are a college student in Birmingham, from out-of-state, you may not know about all the great places to visit, eat, and check out while in the Magic City.
Well, here’s your guide: