Releases

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

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.

August 21, 2018

Shake Shack soft opening benefits Cahaba River Society

Cahaba River Society will be the official charity partner of Alabama’s first Shake Shack! Join us TODAY for the Soft Opening, when 100% of all every dollar you spend will benefit Cahaba River Society!

February 06, 2018

Cahaba River Society elects 2018 board, recognizes notable individuals, businesses, and organizations Partner & Conservation Development Awards

Cahaba River Society members and supporters gathered at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on February 1, 2018 for their annual meeting.

At the meeting, members elected the 2018 board of directors, staff gave updates on the organization’s programs and their 2017 accomplishments, and Cahaba River Society honored the businesses, organizations, and municipalities that had performed exemplary work on behalf of the Cahaba and Alabama’s environment with Cahaba Partner and Conservation Development Awards.

June 28, 2017

Cahaba River Society Statement on Repeal of Clean Water Rule

Beth K. Stewart, Executive Director June 27, 2017 EPA’s action today to repeal the Clean Water Rule seriously weakens clean water safeguards and threatens the Cahaba and our drinking water. The Clean Water Rule is a science-based, necessary restoration of the scope of the Clean Water Act. EPA should not repeal it and allow uncontrolled

May 17, 2017

Cahaba River Society comments on the Alabama Water Conservation and Security Act (HB577)

PUBLIC HEARING COMMENTS Alabama Water Conservation and Security Act (HB577) Beth Stewart, Executive Director May 17, 2017 Alabama needs this bill to protect water in our rivers, keep drinking water supplies affordable, make sure communities can cash in on river recreation and tourism, and protect river wildlife. Dr. Haddock, our staff scientist, and I served on

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February 02, 2017

Cahaba River Society honors clean water champions, elects 2017 Board of Directors at Annual Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2017 Contact: Casey Laycock, Director of Development Phone: 205-322-5326 ext. 416 E-mail: [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, AL. Cahaba River Society hosted its 2017 annual meeting, Cahaba Communities Coming Together, to a packed house last Thursday night at Social Venture in historic Woodlawn. At the meeting, CRS honored the individuals, organizations, and businesses who have done