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  • 20th Anniversary Timeline

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 20th Anniversary begins 9/25! Check out our new timeline of “Watershed Moments” since 2001: blackwarriorriver.org/timeline/ Many thanks to our supporters for propelling us to this milestone!

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  • Earthbound’s Earthfest 2021

    9/18/2021 update: Due to the forecast, we will not be having Earthbound’s Earthfest tomorrow.  We are so grateful for Earthbound and Avondale Brewing Company quickly agreeing to reschedule for Sunday, October 10, 2PM to sundown!  See you then. Earthbound’s Earthfest Celebrates Black Warrior Riverkeeper on September 19 For Immediate Release: […]

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  • Tyson Fish Kill

    Tyson Fish Kill Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 8/11/21 update: Our statement on today’s Tyson pollution settlement: “The state of Alabama’s $3M settlement with Tyson over the June 2019 wastewater spill at their Hanceville rendering plant and the resulting Mulberry Fork fish kill is certainly a better outcome than ADEM could have […]

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  • Exciting Growth

    Exciting Growth at Black Warrior Riverkeeper Dear Black Warrior Riverkeeper supporters, Last week I finished my term as Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s first AmeriCorps member. I am excited to announce that I joined Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s staff today, August 2, as Outreach Coordinator! I had such an amazing experience as an AmeriCorps […]

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  • Fish Guide 2021

    Are the Fish Safe to Eat in Your Community? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2021                                                                 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, [email protected], 205-458-0095. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. – Last week, the Alabama Department of Public Health released its annual fish consumption advisories, which determines the state’s recommended limits on the consumption of […]

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  • Southern Exposure in TPL 2021

    New Southern Exposure DVDs donated to all Tuscaloosa Public Library locations For Immediate Release: July 14, 2021 Contact: Vince Bellofatto, director of PR, Tuscaloosa Public Library: [email protected], (205) 722-5206 Cindy Lowry, executive director, Alabama Rivers Alliance: [email protected], (205) 322-6395 Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], (205) 458-0095 TUSCALOOSA, […]

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  • New AmeriCorps Position 2021-2022

    Now Hiring: AmeriCorps Position for 2021-2022 Black Warrior Riverkeeper is hiring an AmeriCorps Member through the Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services to build capacity in our Volunteer Program. This program directly supports our mission to protect and restore the Black Warrior River and its tributaries. Available Position: AmeriCorps Volunteer Engagement Program The […]

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  • Our New Volunteer Newsletter

    Sign up to Receive our New Volunteer Newsletter Katie Fagan, our first ever AmeriCorps member, has created a monthly newsletter email for our current and prospective volunteers. The newsletter relays recent Riverkeeper news as well as opportunities for anyone to join cleanups that we are organizing or promoting throughout the […]

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  • Southern Exposure in JCLC 2021

    New Southern Exposure DVDs donated to all Jefferson County Library locations For Immediate Release: June 30, 2021 Contact: Tobin Cataldo, executive director, Jefferson County Library Cooperative: [email protected], (205) 226-3615 Cindy Lowry, executive director, Alabama Rivers Alliance: [email protected], (205) 322-6395 Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], (205) 458-0095 PINSON, […]

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  • Mays Mine Notice of Intent to Sue

    Lawsuit Launched to Overturn Approval of Destructive Coal Mine in Alabama Mays No. 5 Mine Pushing Threatened Flattened Musk Turtle Closer to Extinction For Immediate Release, June 16, 2021 Contact: Eva Dillard, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, (205) 458-0095, [email protected] Kristine Akland, Center for Biological Diversity, (406) 544-9863, [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Two […]

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