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Wild & Scenic Film Festival (Preview)

September 6, 2011


I’m excited that I’ll finally be able to attend the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, an annual event of the Alabama Rivers Alliance and the Alabama Environmental Council. I’m thinking my favorites will be Water Loving Doggies, Rosa & A GASP for Clean Air. You can see a complete list of films here and buy […]

Water: The Resource We Can’t Take For Granted

July 13, 2011


Alabama is a water-rich state. Alabama has 77,000 miles of rivers and stream and ranks sixth in the nation for the most continuously-flowing streams. Our waters sustain us physically, recreationally and economically.

Rain Barrel Filled to Overflowing…

July 13, 2011


My new rain barrel filled to overflowing in less than 20 minutes this afternoon.

Making A Rain Barrel

July 8, 2011


I spent a couple of hours at the Lauderdale County Extension Office on Wednesday, July 6, making rain barrels. Mom and I learned a great deal about how to use the rain barrels to catch water and, more significantly, how to use the rain barrels in a systematic way to run a drip irrigation system […]