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  • Sign up for Action Alerts

    Sign up for Black Warrior Riverkeeper Action Alerts One way you can help us promote cleaner water is through our action alerts. We don’t want to overwhelm our general email list with action alerts, so we created a “Black Warrior Riverkeeper Action Alerts” group via Action Network. Please sign up […]

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  • Party on the Porch 2018

    ***UPDATE: Due to increased likelihood of lightning we will reschedule for another date to be determined*** Party on the Porch 2018 Please join us at Alabama Outdoors‘ Homewood location (3054 Independence Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209) for “Party on the Porch” on Friday, July 6th, from 5:30-7:30 PM! Enjoy good company, […]

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  • 2018 Munson Intern

    UA PR Student Earns Grant for Riverkeeper Internship Toxey Wins College of Communication and Information Sciences’ Top Award   For Immediate Release: May 30, 2019 Contact: Anna Claire Toxey, Public Relations Intern, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: actoxey@gmail.com, 727-631-1482 Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: info@blackwarriorriver.org, 205-458-0095 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Anna […]

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  • Bama Belle 2018

    Bama Belle Riverboat Hosts Two Waterkeepers’ June 21 Event Hurricane Creekkeeper Celebrates its 15th Anniversary by Sharing a Cruise with Black Warrior Riverkeeper For Immediate Release: May 17, 2018 Contact: Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org John Wathen, Hurricane Creekkeeper, Friends of Hurricane Creek: (205) 310-3739, […]

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  • Summer Recreation Starts as Sewage Threats Persist

    Alabama Summer Recreation Season Starts Today As Sewage Threats Persist For Immediate Release: May 1, 2018 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org Alabama – Alabama’s new summer recreation season starts today, after being officially extended from four months to six.  Millions of Alabamians are ready for outdoor […]

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  • New Riverkeeper Newsletter

     New Black Warrior Riverkeeper Newsletter Click here to read Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s new newsletter!  Please share this link with anyone who might enjoy the 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 […]

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  • Help Protect Birmingham’s Drinking Water

    The proposed Shepherd Bend Mine is a unique threat to tap water for the Birmingham area. It would discharge wastewater across the river from an intake providing water to 200,000 people. Please urge the University of Alabama System not to lease or sell land or minerals for this coal mine.

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  • Earthbounds Earthfest 2018

    Earthbound’s Earthfest April 21 at Avondale Brewery Celebrates Black Warrior Riverkeeper For Immediate Release: April 3, 2018 Contact: Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org Birmingham, Ala. – Saturday, April 21, 2pm to sundown, Earthbound headlines Earthbound’s Earthfest, their annual outdoor concert at Avondale Brewery (21 41st […]

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  • Protect Alabama from Coal Ash

    Take Action: Protect Alabama from Coal Ash Please sign the petition to protect Alabama from coal ash.  Click here: actionnetwork.org/petitions/protect-alabama-from-coal-ash Talking Points: ​1. ADEM must design a strong coal ash program, one that is every bit as protective as the 2015 CCR Rule. ​2. ADEM must not weaken the requirements […]

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  • AirWave 2018

    AirWave at Good People Benefits Three Waterkeepers on 3/24 For Immediate Release: March 1, 2018 Birmingham, AL – Good People Brewing Company is hosting the 7th Annual AirWave festival to benefit Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper, and Coosa Riverkeeper from 1 PM to 10 PM on Saturday, March 24.  The […]

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