Special Event

April 05, 2020

The Big Cahaba Cleanup–NOW VIRTUAL

Like most organizations and people, the Cahaba River Society is feeling the far-reaching effects of the fight against Covid-19. All of our face-to-face programs and events have been canceled until further notice to help “flatten the curve” of virus transmission. This unfortunately must include the Big Cahaba Cleanup scheduled for May 2. Postponing this large

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

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