News

June 05, 2019

Big Cahaba Cleanup canceled due to weather conditions

Thunderstorms will wash even more trash into the Cahaba River, reinforcing the need for public education about Cahaba litter pollution   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2019 Contact: Katie Shaddix, Communications Manager Phone: 205-322-5326 ext. 420 E-mail: [email protected]   BIRMINGHAM, AL. Cahaba River Society had planned the most ambitious Cahaba cleanup ever attempted for this

June 03, 2019

Cahaba Current: June 2019

Cahaba River Society launches the Big Cahaba Cleanup along with an anti-littering campaign to help protect the Cahaba from trash pollution. Meet our new summer field staff and more!

June 03, 2019

Cahaba River Society launches largest Cahaba Cleanup ever

Over 150 volunteers will work in teams to clean up to 50 river miles from Trussville to Helena FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 3, 2019 CONTACT:  Katie Shaddix, 205-322-5326 x 418, [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, AL. On June 8, Cahaba River Society will launch the largest Cahaba Cleanup ever. The Big Cahaba Cleanup, sponsored by Alabama Outdoors, will clean up to 50

April 05, 2019

Remembering Richard “Dick” Pigford

The Cahaba River Society staff and board honor our friend, mentor and leader Richard “Dick” Pigford. Dick was a transformational Cahaba River Society Board Member for seven years, 2006 – 2012, and Board President in 2010-2011. He guided Cahaba River Society on our collaborative path and opened doors for us with people in development, business, and

April 04, 2019

Cahaba River Society comments to EPA regarding “Dirty Water Rule”

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a proposed rule dismantling the Clean Water Act, America’s bedrock environmental protection – and it’s just as bad as we feared. If adopted, the rule will open the doors to pollution into the southern rivers, streams, lakes, and coastal waters we know and love. The EPA is soliciting

February 28, 2019

Cahaba Current: February 2019

CONTENTS:
The Dirty Water Rule: Act now to protect clean water
Cahaba River Society discovers major error in Eastern Area Landfill permit application
Broken sewer pipe discovered during stream bank assessment
Welcome new Cahaba River Society board members!
Reserve space on the Spring 2019 Guided Cahaba Canoe Trips!

December 20, 2018

Cahaba Current: December 2018

As a new year approaches, join us as we look back on our 2018 accomplishments and look ahead to all we hope to achieve in 2019. Check out this edition of Cahaba Current for important news & updates to ring in the New Year.

November 20, 2018

Birmingham City Council Passes Resolution against Cahaba Beach Road

Today the Birmingham City Council passed a resolution to oppose Cahaba Beach Road, a proposed project which would allow the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to build a road and bridge through the heart of an undeveloped area that safeguards Birmingham’s drinking water.