Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop

Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop   Event Page:   Registration is now open for the 4-H AL Water Watch, Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop that will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2nd from 10am – 5pm:    This opportunity is open to educators including teachers, informal educators, and volunteer educators who would like to share Alabama rivers related knowledge, more »

Cahaba Fry-Down Grand Finale


The Cahaba River Fry-Down is a celebration of the Cahaba River – our region’s primary drinking water source and a treasure trove of biological diversity. The principal fundraiser for the Cahaba River Society, Fry-Down is a traditionally a competitive cook-off surrounded by a party! THIS YEAR'S CAHABA RIVER FRY-DOWN WILL ENTAIL A VIRTUAL COOKING COMPETITION more »


Water is Life: FEMA and Nature

Zoom Video Conference

Water is Life: FEMA and Nature with Eileen Shader (American Rivers) Climate change is causing more frequent and severe flood events. There is an urgent need to manage our floodplains in a way that centers public safety in the face of climate change, social and racial inequities, and environmental health and the biodiversity crisis. Join more »


Swift Night Out: Birmingham

Pre-registration is requested for planning purposes by 12 p.m. CDT on Thursday, October 7th. Visit for more information and to register. Swift Night Out is back in Birmingham! Join us downtown as we enjoy the evening with one of our favorite urban birds, the chimney swift (Chaetura pelagica). All ages and abilities welcome! After these aerial more »

Hike to Powell Falls with FLFR!

Cleveland, AL

led by Sam Howell. Enjoy a walk by the river and the colorful woods from Swann Covered Bridge to Powell Falls. At 9:30 am we will meet at FLFR's Blue Heron Mural painted on the wall of Sullivan’s 76,  37065 AL-79, Cleveland, AL 35049 Register at


Earthbound’s Earthfest

Avondale Brewing Company 201 41st St S, Birmingham, Alabama 35222

On Sunday, October 10, Earthbound will play their highly-anticipated annual outdoor concert called Earthbound’s Earthfest at Avondale Brewery! (201 41st St. S.). Open to all ages (under 21 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian), this family-friendly event’s purpose is to raise awareness for Earth Day (when the event is normally held, but was more »

ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Native Tree Identification


Pre-registration is required by 12 p.m. CDT Monday, October 18th, and space is limited. Visit for more information and to register. Fall is an excellent time to learn to identify native trees by their leaves, fall color, buds, fruits, branch and bark patterns, and site and soil preferences. In this class, you will be introduced to more »

Basin Banter with Bill – Tennessee 

Zoom Video Conference

A monthly series on the major river basins of Alabama featuring Dr. Bill Deutsch, author of Alabama Rivers: A Celebration & Challenge. This Basin Talk will explore the Black Warrior River Basin. Oct 20 – Basin Banter with Bill – Tennessee


Southern Exposure screening in Montevallo!

University of Montevallo North Boundary Street, Montevallo

Join Alabama Rivers Alliance and our friends at the Office of Sustainability at the University of Montevallo for the FREE & IN-PERSON screening of the 2021 Southern Exposure documentary films. Discussion and Q & A afterwards.   THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 FROM 6 - 8 PM PALMER HALL | NORTH BOUNDARY STREET | MONTEVALLO, AL 35115 more »


Nature Art Class with FLFR

Locust Fork Baptist Church

Learn colored pencil techniques from an expert.  FLFR's own Dr Shivani, who has won awards for her colorful birds in all the FLFR Art and Photo contests, will be teaching us. There will be 4 classes on Saturdays (Oct 23, 30, Nov 6, & 13) from 2-4 pm at the Locust Fork Baptist Church. THE more »