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  • Live Nation Recycling Fundraiser

    Live Nation Recycling Fundraiser Over the years, Oak Mountain Amphitheatre has recognized Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s efforts to protect the Black Warrior River watershed for the sake of public health, recreation and wildlife. We are incredibly proud to announce that the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, a Live Nation Concerts venue, will donate all funds acquired from […]

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  • Tyson Permit Public Hearing

    Take Action: Attend Public Hearing on Tyson’s Water Pollution Permit The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) will host a public hearing about Tyson Foods’ permit allowing polluted water discharges into Graves Creek and the Locust Fork from its Blountsville chicken processing plant. Please attend this hearing and help promote […]

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  • Tyson Fish Kill

    Tyson Fish Kill Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 10/22/19 update: We have been regularly checking ADEM’s website since our 9/9/19 update, including today, and there is no new information regarding ADEM’s investigation, findings, or enforcement. Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 9/9/19 update: Riverkeeper Nelson Brooke created a Google map showing ADEM’s 6/6-13 river survey and […]

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  • Fish Consumption Warnings for 2019

    Alabama Fish Consumption Warnings for 2019 This summer, the Alabama Department of Public Health released its annual fish consumption advisories, which highlight the state’s recommended limits on the consumption of different types of fish found in Alabama’s rivers and streams. 132 advisories were issued across 98 waterbodies in Alabama. 12 […]

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  • New Riverkeeper Newsletter

     New Black Warrior Riverkeeper Newsletter Click here to read Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s New Newsletter! Our members who have recently donated or volunteered will receive newsletters in print via U.S. mail.  If you are not a member and would like to become one, or if you would like to renew your […]

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  • Alabama Beta 2019

    Alabama Beta Adventure Race Promotes Outdoor Recreation, Conservation and Community For Immediate Release: September 17, 2019 Contact: Ryan Cavender, Founder & Organizer, The Alabama Beta, 205-861-7260, [email protected] Lee Jeffrey, Founder & Organizer, The Alabama Beta, 205-422-1158, [email protected] Ben Tanksley, Founder & Organizer, The Alabama Beta, 404-618-7074, [email protected] The Alabama Beta is […]

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  • Autumnal AirWave

    Autumnal AirWave Benefits Three Waterkeepers September 27 at Avondale Brewery For Immediate Release: September 6, 2019 Contact: Dan Morriss, Executive Producer, Morriss Entertainment: 205-612-1215, [email protected] Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, [email protected] Myra Crawford, Executive Director, Cahaba Riverkeeper: 205-410-7163, [email protected] Justinn Overton, Executive Director, Coosa Riverkeeper: 205-981-6565, [email protected] […]

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  • Orvis Giveback Days

    Orvis Birmingham Supports Black Warrior Riverkeeper with September Giveback Days For Immediate Release: August 28, 2019 Contact: Chuck Atkinson, interim store manager, Orvis Birmingham: [email protected], (205) 970-5176 Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], (205) 458-0095 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Orvis will expand its longstanding support of conservation efforts through […]

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  • Southern Exposure DVDs at JCLC

    New Southern Exposure DVDs donated for all Jefferson County Libraries For Immediate Release: July 15, 2019 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  Hoover, Ala.—The […]

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  • Bama Belle 2019

    Bama Belle Riverboat Hosts Two Waterkeepers’ August 1 Event Black Warrior Riverkeeper and Hurricane Creekkeeper Share a Cruise on the Black Warrior River For Immediate Release: July 9, 2019 Contact: Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 914-6591, [email protected] John Wathen, Hurricane Creekkeeper, Friends of Hurricane Creek: (205) 310-3739, […]

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