Who Knew? Alabama ranks first in biodiversity. How did that happen?

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Swimmer at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve – photo courtesy of Southern Environmental Center

Have you taken a hike at Ruffner Mountain or Red Mountain Park lately? Explored the caves in north Alabama near Huntsville? Paddled the Cahaba or Locust Fork rivers? Gone hunting or fishing at a state Wildlife Management area? Enjoyed a lazy afternoon on the sugar white sands of Gulf Shores?  Here’s what makes that possible. Continue reading “Who Knew? Alabama ranks first in biodiversity. How did that happen?”

E. O. Wilson, James McClintock, R. Scot Duncan say “Vote YES on Amendment 2”

Alabama holds some of the most beautiful geography and greatest biodiversity of any place on earth.  We are lucky to live here!  But according to some highly acclaimed scientists, if we don’t protect what we have, we could lose it.

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Kayaker on Little River

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