Showing posts from 2012

Black bears moving into Northeast Alabama -Anniston Star

Alabama park wins award for urban green space -

Corpse flowers, ethereal and otherworldly, bloom in Alabama's woods |

Florence fashion designer Billy Reid outfits Daniel Craig in latest James Bond film

Kyle Whitmire: Presidential politics lifts Jefferson County Democrats to victory (analysis) |

From Ben Raines: Ancient sand dollars spill from the banks of the Alabama River, hinting at a watery past

Tagged Alligator Snapping Turtle caught and released

What Moderation Means - David Brooks -

The turtle rider: A Dauphin Island girl remembers a childhood spent in a different world |

From Ben Raines:30 years of bird banding by Alabama couple has changed our understanding of migration |

USA Today on Homewood: More small towns thinking big

Comparing Alabama in terms of conserved land

Forever Wild funding for the first 20 years

New job at The Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama

Chef Collin Donnelly: The Small Town Chef 2012 - Cooking Light

Chuck Dean: Roy Moore talks of power, money, the Constitution and hemorrhoids

Alabama again ranks second to last in the nation in environmental spending |

Bill Finch: What we often fail to love about Alabama the beautiful (Opinion)

Cotton's in Ensley to close

An ancient geologic connection to current day politics

Alabama Power purchases electricity generated by wind in Oklahoma, Kansas |

Environmental group says Mulberry Fork site on Warrior River unsuitable for mines |

UAB professor gearing up for a year celebrating Proust |

Alabama landfill rules make dumping easy process |

Alabama bogs come alive with butterflies at summer's end

Birmingham-grown green living expert to speak at UAB |

Vincent site added to EPA's Superfund list |

Sand Island, restored a year ago, disappears after Hurricane Isaac (video) |

Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform

EPA urges Army Corps of Engineers to reject Northern Beltline permit |

Ancient forest lies 10 miles off the Alabama coast (video, gallery) |

Leading Scientist E.O. Wilson accepts Alabama Humanities Award |

$246,800 in grants aid in Jefferson County recycling expansion |

Mr. P's in Bluff Park

Red Mountain Park plan wins national honor |

John Archibald tribute to Birmingham gadfly Gene Edelman

Alabama license plate historian recounts 'Heart of Dixie' history

Zoos and Climate Change

NYTimes: Turn Off the Phone (and the Tension)

Alabama to receive federal grant to restore longleaf pine forests |

Birmingham Water Works Board votes to buy iPads for its members |

EPA wants more study before it issues construction OK for Birmingham Northern Beltline |

Volunteers sought for community cleanup of Valley Creek in Midfield, Bessemer |

Candidate Mitt Romney blasts Obama, raises $2 million at Birmingham fundraiser |

About 75 people, mostly Hispanic, protest during Mitt Romney visit to The Club in Birmingham (video) |

Birmingham's Complete Streets policy recognized in national report |

Alabama lags in incentives for solar power |

Snail thought extinct found in the Cahaba River |

As Newspapers Shrink, Public Officials Worry

States and fishing groups push back against federal mandate to remove idle oil and gas platforms (gallery, video) |

Cordova, at a crossroads after tornado devastation, rethinks its options (slideshow, video) |

Zelda's Birthday

Transportation bill eliminates designated source of funding for Northern Beltline, but keeps it on track |

An inflow into the urban core of Detroit creates promise and tension: lessons for Birmingham?

Alabama's river trail earns national designation |

Oysters can handle some, but not all pollution we dump into the nation's estuaries |

Top 15 pivotal events in Alabama history, so says the state's chief historian |

Red Mountain Park to launch night-time zip-lining starting on Friday the 13th |

New protections urged for 5 species in Alabama under Endangered Species Act |

Birmingham mass-transit job access ranks 90th out of 100 metro areas |