Please join us for a West Alabama Birding Launch at Lake Lurleen State Park – Pavilion One Park Admission is FREE for this special event! 13226 Lake Lurleen Road Coker, Alabama 35452 Friday, April 26, 2013 9:30 am – 1:00 pm BIRDS, BIRDS, BIRDS! Join us for a hands-on educational birding experience and birding walk! [...]
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge will hold its first Festival of the Cranes, a one-day event filled with refuge tours, up-close viewings, workshops, live raptors, and nature walks, January 12, 2013, kicking off a year-long celebration of Wheeler’s 75th anniversary. The celebration of Sandhill Cranes and Whooping Cranes will bring together experienced birders and those who [...]
Appalachian Highland Birding Trail Launch CHEAHA STATE PARK Bald Rock Lodge Saturday DECEMBER 15, 2012 10 AM—2 PM 10:30 am Bird Watching for Beginners– Renee Morrison, JSU Field Schools 11:00 Bird Walk to Bald Rock– Jennifer Howard, Cheaha State Park Noon Weenie Roast and Fire Pit Feast 1:00 pm Ceremony: Judge Ryan Robertson, Cleburne County [...]
Celebrate the Cleburne County gateway launch at the Mountain Center Appalachian Highland Birding Trail Visitor Center on December 1, 2012. The newly developed trail is the sixth of eight organized trails that will ultimately cover the state as birding becomes an increasingly important source of tourism revenue for Alabama. The official gateway opening will take [...]
Set for Noon, November 2, 2012 at the Yohollo Mico Walking Trail in Eufaula, Alabama (Barbour County) Dateline (Barbour County, AL; November 2012) – Ten Wiregrass Counties come together this November to launch the Wiregrass Birding Trail. The newly developed trail of 20 sites is the last of eight organized trails, and 250 sites, covering [...]
The official trail launch begins at 9:30 a.m. (central) on September 21 at The Tom Bevill Visitor’s Center. Highlights of the event include a Raptor Trek presentation by 4-H Program Coordinator Becky Collier that includes several raptors, including a Bald Eagle. An expert birder will guide an adult bird walk and Lauren Chapman, Regional Extension Agent for 4-H for Hale, Pickens and Tuscaloosa Counties will lead a bird walk and scavenger hunt for children. A Sun Safety Program will also be presented by Patti Presley-Fuller and Denise Shirley with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
The Birmingham Audubon Society will offer a field trip to Limestone Park on Saturday, August 11. Everyone is invited to meet BAS trip leader Ken Wills at 7 a.m. at the McDonald’s on Highway 31 at the Galleria. Participants will carpool to various locations around Limestone Park Swamp in Alabaster looking for a rare Roseate [...]
Nine east-central Alabama counties will come together on May 12 to launch the Appalachian Highlands Birding Trail. The newly developed trail is the sixth of eight organized trails that will ultimately cover the state as birding becomes an increasingly important source of tourism revenue for Alabama.The official trail launch will take place at 10:30 a.m. [...]