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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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  • Munson Interns 2021

    UA Students Win Munson Foundation Grant for Black Warrior Riverkeeper Internship Bliss Carroll and Emily Gantt receive largest scholarship offered by UA’s APR department For Immediate Release: May 28, 2021 Contact: Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], 205-458-0095 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation has […]

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  • Amabile Co. helping Black Warrior Riverkeeper

    Amabile Co. supporting Black Warrior Riverkeeper  Amabile Co. provides beautiful sustainable products that create awareness, funds, and connections for local people to organizations focused on cleaning the waters they call home. They make a variety of attractive bracelets from recycled silver and ECONYL® regenerated nylon (made from rescued fishing nets […]

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  • Southern Exposure in BPL 2021

    New Southern Exposure Films are Back at all Birmingham Public Library Locations BPL Receives Donation of 2020 and 2019 DVDs For Immediate Release: May 4, 2021 CONTACT:  Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations, Birmingham Public Library, Phone: (205) 226-3746, cell (205) 568-0067, [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Alabama Rivers Alliance and Black […]

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  • Earth Week 2021

    What can you do for Earth Week 2021? Dear Black Warrior Riverkeeper supporters, I hope you and your families are having a happy and healthy Earth Week. Tomorrow marks the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day, when over 20 million Americans gathered on April 22, 1970 and prompted the creation of […]

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  • New Ways to Join Waterkeepers Alabama

    New Ways to Join Waterkeepers Alabama in the Fight for Clean Water Waterkeepers Alabama, a coalition of Waterkeeper organizations protecting watersheds across Alabama, has launched its first social media channels. Anyone interested in promoting cleaner water throughout the state can now follow and interact with Waterkeepers Alabama on its new […]

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  • AmeriCorps Week 2021

    AmeriCorps Week: Tribute to Cleanups By Katie Fagan, AmeriCorps Member, Black Warrior Riverkeeper This week is AmeriCorps Week, a time dedicated to highlighting the work of AmeriCorps members throughout the country. Black Warrior Riverkeeper hired me in September as its first AmeriCorps member and joined a large community of organizations, including […]

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  • Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2021

    Wild & Scenic Film Festival Our partners at Alabama Rivers Alliance, Energy Alabama, Flint River Conservation Association, and Waterkeepers Alabama will proudly present the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Thursday, January 28th 6-8 PM!  For the lineup of films, click here. To join the virtual event, register here. 

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  • New Cleanups Partnership with the City of Birmingham

    New Cleanups Partnership with the City of Birmingham Black Warrior Riverkeeper is proud to announce our new partnership with the City of Birmingham to help clean streets where rain will otherwise carry litter into storm drains, then local creeks, and ultimately the Black Warrior River. Our AmeriCorps member, Katie Fagan, […]

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  • MLK Day of Service 2021

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s MLK Day of Service By Katie Fagan, AmeriCorps Member, Black Warrior Riverkeeper The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” In 1994, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day became a national day encouraging people […]

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