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Birding at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Ann and I had an awesome day birding (and walking, and looking at the blooms) at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens today. Such a perfect day to be outside enjoying Alabama’s environment! [wooslider slider_type=”attachments” limit=”9″ thumbnails=”default”]

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Photos from Gadsden’s Mall: An Alabama Birding Trail Site

Just a couple of quick snapshots from a recent trip to the Gadsden, Alabama shopping mall. A really easy-to-access birding trail site with an almost certainty of seeing birds. Notice all the cormorants in the trees nesting! [wooslider slider_type=”attachments” limit=”3″ thumbnails=”true”]

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Excellent Vacation to New England

[wooslider slider_type=”attachments”] Fall leaves, wonderful weather, great food–a surprise small earthquake–and very relaxing. Plus, got to pick up some excellent materials to use in Alabama over the next year!  

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Desoto State Park Birding Trip

A spring trip to Desoto State Park before heading on to Little River Canyon and a meeting of the Appalachian Highlands Birding Trail group at the Canyon Center. I remember going here as a child with my siblings and mother and father. Great times were had along the trails at Desoto State Park–every single trail…. […]

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Birding in West Alabama

Had a great Friday several weeks ago, spending the day with Corps of Engineers folks and several folks from the Birmingham Audubon Society as we looked at Corps of Engineers properties that are potentially on the new West Alabama and Black Belt Birding Trails, all part of the Alabama Birding Trails project I’m working on […]

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National Association of Interpretation Conference 2011

Just returned from a great 5 day workshop in Saint Paul, Minnesota hosted by the National Association of Interpretation (NAI). Learned a lot about developing interpretive media for sites (from printed display panels to ipad apps), got to travel along the Mississippi River to see Bald Eagles and Tundra Swans (as well as probably 150,000 […]

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Fall Color in East Alabama

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Beautiful fall color last week while on a work trip to Cheaha State Park. This road leads to the Nubbin Creek Trailhead. If you visit the link, you’ll also visit a new website built for a five county region in East Alabama.  

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Railroad Park in Birmingham

Railroad Park

This photo was taken a few months back–before the drought, before the heat and before the deluge of 9 inches of rain we got from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Lee last week. Railroad Park is new park not far from us and even closer to downtown Birmingham. Great park to visit!

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East Alabama Project

Great trip to East Alabama a couple of weeks ago. Part of a project I’m working on with the University of Alabama’s Center for Economic Development. We’re developing a tourism plan for a five county region in East Alabama. This was taken near Sylacauga at the Kymulga Mill and covered bridge. Wish I could have […]

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Recent Trip to Fairhope, Alabama

I have been working on a statewide birding project for the past couple of months and we happened to schedule a meeting at the Five Rivers Resource Center on February 18. Lucky for us, it turned out to be the nicest weekend in months! Ann and I went down Thursday and stayed until Sunday. The […]

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