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March 26, 2020

Introducing our new Virtual Resource Library

We hope you and those you care about are remaining safe and well. We’re thinking about you, and how Cahaba River Society can help during this difficult time. How about taking you on a virtual visit to the Cahaba River?

To help you stay connected during the time of COVID-19 Quarantine and beyond, we are introducing a new library of online resources to help you learn about the Cahaba and experience some of its most unique features from the comfort of your home.

January 27, 2020

Acclaimed Antarctic scientist and explorer Dr. Jim McClintock to keynote Cahaba River Society’s annual meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 27, 2020 CONTACT:  Casey Laycock phone: 205-322-5326 x416 email: [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, AL—Cahaba River Society will host its annual meeting featuring award-winning climate scientist and Antarctic explorer, Dr. Jim McClintock, on Thursday, February 6, 5:30-8pm at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The event is free and open to the public. Dr. McClintock, most noted for his

January 24, 2020

Cahaba River Society statement on new “Dirty Water Rule”

The EPA and Army Corps have just adopted regulations that are the most extreme rollback of Clean Water Act protections in this essential law’s 45+ years history. They slashed about in half both the number of stream miles and flow volume that qualify for protection under the Clean Water Act.  These roll-backs will put our beloved Cahaba River,

December 13, 2019

Cahaba River Society releases 2019 Impact Report

Cahaba River Society has released a report of the impact of its programs during 2019. Thanks to the support of our members, partners, and donors, we have made great strides toward the protection and restoration of the Cahaba River and we are looking ahead to the next decade of this important work.

October 02, 2019

Cahaba Current: October 2019

We believe that people protect the places to which they feel a connection, and one of the most important parts of our mission has always been connecting people to the Cahaba River so that they feel inspired and empowered for its protection.

People connect to nature in a multitude of different ways.

Through 2018-19, Cahaba River Society has partnered with a number of different arts organizations and artists to explore new ways to connect people to the Cahaba through visual arts, poetry, film, and music.

September 23, 2019

Cahaba River Fry-Down Catfish Cookoff and Festival Celebrates Cahaba River

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2019 CONTACT:          Katie Shaddix, 205-999-6669, [email protected]\   BIRMINGHAM, AL. On Sunday, October 6, 2019 from noon to 4pm at Railroad Park, twelve teams of culinary competitors will vie to see whose catfish, sides, and dessert can win the 10th annual Cahaba River Fry-Down. Now in

August 27, 2019

Do you fish in the Cahaba? Here’s what you need to know about where fish is unsafe to eat.

In July, the Alabama Department of Public Health released its annual fish consumption advisories, a list of the state’s recommended limits on eating different types of fish found in Alabama’s rivers and streams. The department catches and tests certain types of fish and then issues advisories to anglers not to eat fish or limiting consumption

July 26, 2019

Cahaba River Society’s comments on ADEM Director Lance LeFleur’s job performance

The Alabama Environmental Management Commission is asking for feedback about Director Lance LeFleur’s job performance as the leader of the Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). Cahaba River Society has submitted our comments. In summary, it is our experience that the ADEM Director’s performance over the past year has been inadequate to achieve ADEM’s mission and

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