In 1819, Alabama was covered with rich forests, prairie, wooded grasslands and canebrake (bamboo). Most of that landscape has been lost.
During the ensuing 200 years, we turned our rivers into lakes, forests into farms and lost and then brought back deer, turkey and the Bald Eagle.
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East Lake Park is experiencing an ecological renaissance.
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Recently, a couple of Alabama turtle species, the Gopher tortoise and Diamondback terrapin garnered support from Governor Kay Ivey and UAB.
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What are Bham Now
‘s most popular nature stories in 2017?
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Here is your chance to spend a day making a difference.
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