Birders flock to Avondale Park and Facebook to see rare goose

Ross’s Goose visit to Avondale Park – Photo by Greg Harber

Yesterday, social media blew up in the Alabama birding world.

Led by the Birmingham Audubon Society, birders from around the area drove to Avondale Park and eagerly watched their Facebook newsfeed to get a glimpse of Ross’s Goose, a bird that is rarely seen upclose in Alabama and the Deep South.

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1MillionCups B’ham, Jan. 11th, Presentation

1Million Cups Birmingham is an organization, hosted in the Innovation Depot UAB iLab, connected to the Kauffman Foundation, which allows local entrepreneurs the chance to practice pitching their ideas in front of an audience, then to gather feedback from other entrepreneurs.

This is not a funding opportunity, but instead an educational resource that caters to all types of new businesses (entrepreneurs).

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The secret is out – “America’s Amazon” is Alabama the Beautiful

America’s Amazon – Alabama the Beautiful

Last Spring, Alabama Water Watch (AWW) released an “infographic” that has been going viral within the environmental education community.

Titled,  America’s Amazon Alabama the Beautiful, the stunningly colorful poster reminds us why Alabama’s biodiversity is important nationally and globally.

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