James Dickey - Cahaba River Society

James Dickey is serving as Cahaba River Society Stewardship Intern for Summer 2021. He is a recent graduate of the class of 2021 at The University of the South where he majored in Environment and Sustainability with a minor in Economics.

James is from Atlanta, Georgia where he spent much of his time hiking and canoeing in the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area. He has worked with the Metro Atlanta Project (MAP) throughout previous summers. MAP is nonprofit organization that hosts middle and high school students for a week in the summer to perform yard work and repairs to homes of people that could not otherwise afford it. During school, James had a work study as a research assistant for the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability performing deer and salamander population surveys as well as general trail maintenance.

In his free time, James plays the drums in his band, The Bloody Mary Situation. He also enjoys any and all outdoor activities but is mostly fond of caving. He is really excited to explore Birmingham this summer!