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Annual Membership Meeting & Program April 27

past board member Jean Folsom being recognized by President Joe Watts on her retirement.

Join in the fun with the potluck supper (Don’t forget to bring a dish!) and entertaining slide show, celebrate volunteers and partners for their service to our mission and programs, and cast your vote for officers to serve over the next year at the Annual Membership Meeting April 27 beginning at 6:00 p.m., Birmingham Botanical Gardens. […]

New Nature Photography Course Coming to Birmingham Audubon Mountain Workshop

Kendra and John Abbott lead this year's pre-BAMW nature photography workshop.

Attending this year’s Birmingham Audubon Mountain Workshop? Interested in packing even more into your long weekend? If so, consider signing up for our new pre-workshop nature photography course, led by John and Kendra Abbot of Abbot Nature Photography! From their website: John and Kendra are professional nature photographers, educators and outdoor enthusiasts based in Tuscaloosa, AL. John has focused […]

2017 Walter F. Coxe Grant Recipients Announced

The Walter F. Coxe Research Grant celebrates the life of one of Birmingham's most important naturalists. (Photo: BA Archives)

The Walter F. Coxe Research Grant program pays tribute to one of Birmingham Audubon’s early leaders, the influential conservationist Walter Coxe, by providing financial support for research projects focused on conservation in Alabama and the Southeast. Since the awards began, over thirty peer-reviewed scientific papers have resulted from projects supported by the program—a substantial addition […]

Flicker Flashes for February 2017

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The February edition of Flicker Flashes is now available! Inside, you’ll find stories from our MLK Day habitat restoration at Limestone Park, information and results from the 81st annual Birmingham Audubon Christmas Bird Count, and an introduction to our newest staff member. Don’t forget to mark your calandars for our upcoming Gosse Nature Walk at Crestwood Park on February […]

Young Naturalist Guest Director Named

2017 BAMW Young Naturalist Guest Director Meredith Fitzpatrick, shown with her favorite hiking buddies. (Photo courtesy Meredith Fitzpatrick)

Birmingham Audubon is pleased to announce that Meredith Fitzpatrick has been named BAMW Young Naturalist Guest Director for 2017! A Birmingham native, Meredith Fitzpatrick grew up immersed in the outdoors. Once in college, she parlayed her love of fresh air and nature into a place on the soccer team and a degree in Biology—while at Birmingham-Southern College, Meredith conducted […]