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  • Fish Consumption Signs

    Waterkeepers Alabama Installs New Fish Consumption Advisory Signs Statewide For Immediate Release: April 12, 2022 For more information, please contact: Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected] Alabama – Today is Rivers of Alabama Day, and Waterkeepers Alabama is excited to announce they have completed a project to mount […]

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  • AmeriCorps Week 2022

    AmeriCorps Week 2022 By Katie Holmes, AmeriCorps Member, Black Warrior Riverkeeper A few weeks ago was AmeriCorps Week, which celebrates the contributions of millions of Americans serving as AmeriCorps members. Black Warrior Riverkeeper hired me in October 2021 to focus on volunteer engagement and expand volunteer cleanups across the watershed. During […]

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  • Earthbound’s Earthfest 2022

    4/16 10AM update: The weather and forecast appear to be better so Earthbound’s Earthfest is HAPPENING TODAY 2PM-Sundown at Avondale Brewing Company!  Earthbound’s Earthfest celebrates the Clean Water Act’s 50th Anniversary For Immediate Release: April 1, 2022 Contact: Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Saturday, […]

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  • Notice of Intent to Sue Kamtek

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper intends to sue Kamtek for Clean Water Act violations For Immediate Release: March 22, 2022 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, [email protected] Eva Dillard, staff attorney, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, [email protected] Birmingham, AL— Today, Black Warrior Riverkeeper filed a notice of intent to sue Kamtek, […]

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  • Darter Madness

    Darter Madness UPDATE! Dr. Million has finished scoring the brackets and we have a Darter Madness winner! Sarah Clark has won an autographed copy of Alabama Rivers by Bill Deutsch! The next top 4 highest scoring brackets have won a Black Warrior Riverkeeper hat: Tamra Mendelson (2nd place), Jessica Arbour […]

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  • MLK Day of Service 2022

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s MLK Day of Service 2022 By Katie Holmes, AmeriCorps Member, Black Warrior Riverkeeper Martin Luther King Jr. Day is even more than a federal holiday meant to commemorate the civil rights leader’s extraordinary legacy. It is also one of our National Days of Service, which challenge Americans to […]

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  • Moundville Walk with Alabama Audubon

    Black Belt Gosse Nature Walk: Moundville January 21, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Join us and special guests from Black Warrior Riverkeeper as we have a wintertime exploration of Moundville Archaeological Park. This historic site was once a powerful Native American community that, at its peak, was America’s largest city north of Mexico. Located […]

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  • Thank You 2021 Volunteers

    Thank You 2021 Volunteers From the bottom of our hearts, thank you, volunteers! 2021 has been a record-breaking year for our trash cleanups: 62 Cleanups 603 Cleanup Volunteers 28,970.11 Pounds of Litter Removed To sign up for our new monthly volunteer newsletter, please visit: blackwarriorriver.org/volunteer-newsletters/ To make a donation in […]

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  • Gorgas Coal Ash Hearing

    12/17/21 UPDATE: The public hearing has been conducted but ADEM IS STILL ACCEPTING COMMENTS FOR PLANT GORGAS UNTIL THURSDAY, DECEMBER, 23rd AT 5 PM. Click here to submit your comments in less than two minutes! Plant Gorgas Coal Ash: Public Hearing December 16 The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) […]

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  • TONS of Good News as We Turn 20

    Dear Black Warrior Riverkeeper supporters, Black Warrior Riverkeeper launched exactly 20 years and 2 months ago. Our website now features a continually updated timeline of our milestones since September 25, 2001: blackwarriorriver.org/timeline/. I cannot thank you enough for helping keep us afloat for two decades and propelling us to a whole […]

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