Moss Rock Festival, Birmingham’s premier eco-creative festival, drew large crowds for its 13th annual festival weekend. The festival lasted all weekend (November 3-4) and featured local musicians, bouldering, wonderful art and an epic beer garden.Continue reading “The 13th annual Moss Rock Festival was a blast! Here’s what you missed.”
The first weekend in November come and see what Moss Rock Festival is all about!
November 4 & 5, grab your family and friends and discover the eco-creative festival. It’s a hybrid experience with nature, smart-living, art + design at its core…plus there’s great food and music. The weather is supposed to be perfect…perfect for a day outside enjoying this event!
What Is an Eco-Creative festival, you might ask?
November 4 & 5, The first full weekend in the month, grab your family and friends and discover the Moss Rock Festival, a hybrid experience with nature, smart-living, art + design at its core…plus there’s great food and music!
Last Saturday in Homewood, nature lovers and people of all ages, got to meet their “friendly neighborhood salamanders” at The Friends of Shades Creek’s 13th Annual Salamander Festival.
One of the most exciting exhibits at the festival was getting to hold the salamanders. Children and adults lined up to “wet” their hands and have the chance to hold the yellow spotted salamanders. It drew quite the crowd.
Check out the #onelessstraw pledge to help reduce our plastic use. Americans use 500 million drinking straws every day. This would fill over 125 school buses with straws every day. That’s 46,400 school buses every year! (source: National Park Service)
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Let’s help keep plastic our of our landfills and rivers.
When you drive around the state of Alabama, one of the most popular “vanity” car tags is this one:
Most people don’t know that the organization in charge of these car tags have been around for more than 20 years, supporting environmental education programs throughout the state.
Looking for a good hike in the dark of night? Well here ya go!
The Turkey Creek Nature Preserve is hosting a fun and interactive hike for the general public above the age of 10. By using the senses of touch, sound, and smell let the forest guide you through one of the two available trails.
The Preserve wants you to note, “Much of the time, hikers will need to keep quiet to allow for the sounds of the forest to guide you along the path. The hike will be about 2 miles long…”
So get your boots and prepare your night vision, because this is sure to be a unique experience.
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