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EPA's Nonpoint Source Grants Reporting and Tracking System (GRTS)

We recently received this message from the EPA’s Assessment and Watershed Protection Division:

EPA’s Nonpoint Source Grants Reporting and Tracking System (GRTS) is the primary tool for management and oversight of state Nonpoint Source (NPS) Management Programs under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act. EPA recently added new tools to the GRTS database to enable [...]

Don't forget our meeting Tuesday, October 20!

Please join us for a public meeting! Our speaker will be Dr. Steve McKinney and he will discuss “Environmental Economics: The nature of value vs. the value of nature”. He is founder and President of Spatial Information & Computing Systems Consultants, LLC. Dr. McKinney merges Graphic Information System (GIS) information with technology to solve environmental [...]

The Maya and Deforestation

Archeologists are using NASA satellites and supercomputers to crack the mystery of the ancient Maya. New findings suggest the Maya may have played a key role in their own downfall:

“Like many other cultures before and after them, they ended up deforesting and destroying their landscape in efforts to eke out a living in hard times.”

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Help plan regional open space - Final Freshwater Land Trust Stakeholder Meeting

  Cahaba friends – please plan to attend this final public meeting in the Freshwater Land Trust’s planning process and give them your ideas and support for making it a priority to help protect Cahaba River lands and collaborate for more trails, boat launches, and other public access! Join them on Monday, October 19  at [...]

Free Electronics Recycling & Mercury Collection event

Do you have old electronics sitting around that you need to recycle? Saturday, October 17 between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm you can take items to Joe Davis Stadium for recycling! Items you can bring include computers, monitors, fax machines, PDAs, circuit boards, rechargable batteries, and more! You can even bring old TVs for a [...]

October/November newsletter now available

Our fabulous newsletter editor Allison Bohlman just sent out our latest newsletter. Here’s the October/November 2009 issue. Please note our guest speaker for this month, Dr. Steve McKinney, and he will discuss “Environmental Economics:  the nature of value vs. the value of nature”. It will be a really good discussion and we encourage everyone to [...]

Learn about the Alabama Water Agenda

The Alabama Water Agenda is a proactive, citizen-driven campaign for improving water policy in Alabama. The Agenda targets the biggest threats to our waters by ensuring lasting protections through improved state policy. This video highlights the numerous values of our waterways, the major threats to our waters, and the steps we can take to ensure [...]

FRCA Holiday Party

Title: FRCA Holiday Party
Location: Burritt Museum
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Description: Please join us for our annual holiday party! It will be at Burritt Museum starting at 6:00 pm. FRCA will provide the main dish and drinks; we ask that you bring a side dish to share! More information, including the guest speaker, will be available soon.
Date: [...]

FRCA General Meeting

Title: FRCA General Meeting
Location: 320 Fountain Circle S.W. Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Description: Please join us for our general meeting! Our speaker will be Dr. Steve McKinney and he will discuss “Environmental Economics: The nature of value vs. the value of nature”. He is founder and President of Spatial Information & Computing Systems Consultants, LLC. Dr. McKinney merges Graphic [...]