East Lake Park is experiencing an ecological renaissance.
Over the next two weekends, three important “can’t miss” July outdoor conservation events have been scheduled by the Alabama Rivers Alliance, Friends of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve and Ruffner Mountain.
It is a simple idea. Renovate a greenhouse. The project started in the fall of 2017 and culminated this spring at Ruffner Mountain. Find out why the improved greenhouse is important for the preserve and for Birmingham.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of March 16.
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Forty years ago this October, a dedicated group of neighborhood leaders banded together to preserve a small patch of land on the slope of Ruffner Mountain in east Birmingham. Continue reading “Celebrate and support Birmingham area parks and green spaces”
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup March 17th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center.
This week, we are pleased to announce our new partnership with the JSU Little River Canyon Center. Along with their support of Bham Now’s Nature Roundup, we also will be updating Bham Now readers regularly about the Canyon Center’s many activities, and developing stories, such as the one posted this morning about Little River Falls coming back to life this week.
Don’t forget to purchase (and save money with an advance tix purchase) your December 6th BOLD Series ticket to see Jim McClintock.
In just four days, we will be holding our 2nd BOLD Speaker Series on Tuesday, December 6th, 5:30 at Avondale Brewery.
Why should you buy a ticket and attend? Check out this video narrated by Harrison Ford – yes, Han Solo/Indiana Jones – describing McClintock’s observations and work. Join us on Tuesday!
The drought continues to grow. State Parks Amendment 2 sparks debate. Anniston and Birmingham inch closer to designating National Parks with a visit from Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell.
And of course, Halloween is fast approaching, so the weekend is filled with wonderfully “scary” events and fundraisers.
A very busy week.
What’s the old saying – “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Little River Falls, one of Alabama’s most iconic waterfalls, has disappeared as a result of the extreme drought of 2016.
Funny. Lovable. One of a kind. True naturalist. Ruffner’s Marty Schulman
Ruffner Mountain will be celebrating beloved naturalist Marty Schulman on October 16th, 4:30 at Ruffner Mountain.