Saturday, August 14, 2010

BEN - August 15, 2010 #333

Some of this edition's "eye-openers":

* Both Gubernatorial candidates to speak at Auntie Litter's Take Pride Statewide Conference
* 88,000 Birmingham Residents Out of Reach of Grocery Stores
* ADEM Gives Out $1.7 Million in Recycling Grants
* Heat Wave Damaging North Alabama Cotton and Corn Crops

Links & Videos

Alabama's Organic Milk

Sequatchie Cove Farm (they will be selling their organic meats in Bham. August 21st Pepper Place

Higher Ground Roasters - The Wilderness Society


Long Term Impacts From the Oil Spill Predicted

Transit Needed: 88,000 Birmingham Citizens Out of Reach of Grocery Stores

ADEM Announces 15 Recycling Grants Totaling $1.7 Million

Chief Ladiga Trail Draws Record Numbers

Heat Wave: Cotton and Corn Withering Away in North Alabama

Mobile Register Examines Smart Growth

BEN Calendar

3rd Annual Conference for Litter Prevention – August 18-19 @ Samford /Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Featuring Gubernatorial Candidates Dr. Robert Bentley and Ron Sparks

ARA & AEC Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Series – August 19, 5:30, Birmingham

Green Building Focus – 200 Exhibitors - in Birmingham

Events at Landmark Park - Dothan in August and September

Land Trust of Huntsville and North Alabama’s Moon Over Three Caves Dance – September 18 in Huntsville.

23rd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup - September 18th

Cahaba River Society “Fry- Down” – September 25, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Southern Environmental Center's EcoFest 12 - October 7th, 6:00-9:00 at WorkPlay

7th Annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal Birdfest - October 14-17

Sweetwater Brewing Company Raising Monies for Mobile Baykeeper from August to Labor Day

Jobs Available

NWF Southeast Regional Representative

Gulf Coast Regional Coordinator - Waterkeeper Alliance

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