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  • Tyson Fish Kill

    Tyson Fish Kill Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 9/9/19 update: Riverkeeper Nelson Brooke created a Google map showing ADEM’s 6/6-13 river survey and sampling locations: ADEM investigated water quality conditions in the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River immediately following Tyson’s 6/6/19 wastewater spill and fish kill.  From ADEM’s most recent […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Southern Exposure DVDs at TPL

    New Southern Exposure DVDs donated for all three Tuscaloosa Public Library locations For Immediate Release: June 26, 2019 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 […]

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  • Ask ADEM to Limit Locust Fork Pollution by Tyson

    TAKE ACTION: Ask ADEM to Limit Tyson’s Pollution to the Locust Fork Click here to TAKE ACTION now!   The new draft wastewater discharge permit for Tyson Farm’s Blountsville chicken processing plant is up for public comment: NPDES Permit Number AL0001449.  This permit allows the discharge of bacteria and nutrient pollution […]

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  • UA Munson Intern 2019

    UA Student Wins Munson Foundation Grant for Black Warrior Riverkeeper Internship Hudson Nuckolls receives largest scholarship offered by UA’s APR department For Immediate Release: June 13, 2019 Contact: Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], 205-458-0095 Hudson Nuckolls, firm director, Capstone Agency: [email protected], 205-458-0095 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Curtis […]

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