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Annual Holiday Potluck Celebrating 30 years of Discovering Alabama

Join us at Monte Sano State Park Lodge on Tuesday, December 10th at 6:30 pm for an evening with Doug Phillips and co-producer Roger Reid of Emmy Award Winning Discovering Alabama.
The film crew will be showing excerpts from 30 years of videography featuring Alabama’s wild and scenic places. Doug and Roger will be bringing [...]

Splash for Trash Postponed

The Flint River Cleanup aka “Splash for Trash” to participate in National Public Lands Day
has been postponed until Saturday Oct. 5th at 9 a.m..


The Alabama Rivers Alliance and Alabama Environmental Council will partner with the Flint River Conservation Association and Green Coalition of Huntsville and Madison County to host the:

Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Thursday, October 3, 2013 6 – 10pm
Flying Monkey Arts Theatre (second floor of Lowe Mill)
$10 adults, $5 students, Children under 12 are [...]

September Events

Rain Barrel Workshop for Water Conservation
Where: Monte Sano State Park Lodge
When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3rd
Cost: Free for the workshop, rain barrels (55gal) will be $35 each
Instructor: Rhonda Britton of Auburn/Alabama Extension System
Register: By Sept. 2nd if getting a rain barrel
Contact: Soos Weber @ 256-539-3747

Sauta Cave Bat Emergence—A family [...]

Upcoming Events

August 24th: (Saturday) Green U from 9 to 3

Sept 3: (Tuesday) Water Conservation/Rain Barrel Workshop at 6 p.m., Monte Sano State Park Lodge
(Free Lecture; Rain Barrel’s available @ $35 each)

September 4-6: Alabama Water Resources Conference in Mobile

Sept 14: (Saturday) Bat Emergence at Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge (approx 300,000 Indiana/Gray Bats).
Meet 6 p.m. (Hardees’s in Gurley). [...]

Friday, June 28th Friend Raiser with Alabama Rivers Alliance

Join the Alabama Rivers Alliance at Straight to Ale from 5:30-9:00 for live music by Microwave Dave and the Nukes, snacks, and craft beer!
Tickets are only $15! (Includes membership to Alabama Rivers Alliance–a $35 value!)
Go to:
(Directions: on Leeman Ferry Road, turn on the street by Matrix Gym)

Alabama Water Policy Symposium-Friday, June 28th

The Alabama Water Planning Symposium will be on June 28th from 9:00-3:30 at the University of Alabama, Huntsville, Shelby Center Room 109.
This symposium is one of a series being held statewide to gather stakeholder input into the ongoing efforts to develop a comprehensive water management plan for our state. Each symposium concentrates on a specific [...]

Flint River Cleanup on Saturday, June 1

The Flint River “Splash for Trash” is this Saturday, June 1st at 9 am
Bring your canoe or kayak and join us for this annual event to collect debris from the Flint River.
(We can arrange to rent a 2 person canoe for $25 if you reserve ahead.)
If you don’t paddle, you can be a Landlubber [...]

Rain Barrel Workshop deadline extended

Please register with Soos Weber at 256-539-3747 by noon on Wednesday, May 29th for this workshop on Thursday, May 30th – 6 pm – Monte Sano State Park Lodge.

Rainbarrel Workshop – Thursday, May30

We will be hosting a rain barrel workshop at 6 pm at the Monte Sano State Park Lodge. This will be instructed by the Alabama/Auburn Extension System and will last approximately 1 1/2 hours. The cost will be $35 per rainbarrel/family and we are limited to 35, so please register early. Please [...]