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March 2016

A Geological History of Alabama Rivers including Shades Creek and the Cahaba River:

March 10, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 8:45 pm
Samford University, Propst Hall
Homewood, 35209
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A Geological History of Alabama Rivers including Shades Creek and the Cahaba River: Probing the Ancient Origins of the State’s Modern Aquatic Biodiversity
Dr. Lacefield makes geology super interesting!

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April 2016

Saving Elephants – April Presentation

April 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Homewood Library, Room101, 1721 Oxmoor Rd.
Homewood, AL 35209 United States
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The African Elephant is the largest land mammal on earth and is both intelligent and charismatic. Unfortunately, poachers are killing as many as 100 of these animals each day.

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January 2017

Salamander Festival – 2017

January 28, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Homewood Senior Center, 816 Oak Grove Road
Homewood, AL 35209 United States
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The Salamander Festival is Coming! Saturday, January 28, 2016 from 2:30 to 5:30 P.M. Homewood Senior Center, 816 Oak Grove Road, Homewood, AL Spotted salamanders come out only once a year, on a warm rainy night. The rest of the year, they live in the ground in burrows. They live in a rich forest habitat most of their lives, but need a wetland pool to mate and…

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February 2017

Tracking Endangered Sea Turtles

February 9, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:45 pm
Homewood Library, Room101, 1721 Oxmoor Rd.
Homewood, AL 35209 United States
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Dr.Thane Wibbels UAB professor, Undergraduate Honors Program Director Education: BS, University of Nebraska, Zoology MS, University of Houston, Biology, Marine Science Program PhD, Texas A&M University, Zoology I developed an intense interest in marine biology during my undergraduate studies, which led me to the Marine Science graduate program at the University of Houston, located on the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) base in Galveston. NMFS…

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September 2017

Native Landscapes Using Biophyllic Design – Sep. 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:45 pm
Homewood Public Library
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FRIENDS OF SHADES CREEK September Meeting – Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:00 P.M. Homewood Library, Room 101 (downstairs) Join us for a presentation on: Native Landscapes using Biophyllic Design Jon Woolley, Conservation Design Manager at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, possesses an artist’s eye and mathematician’s sense of order in drawing, planting, designing, and envisioning a more vital and verdant Ruffner Mountain. He graduated from UAB in 2009, worked at Jones…

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Shades Creek Cleanup – Sep. 23, 2017, 8:30-Noon

September 23, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Samford University – West Gate, West Gate, across from bridge to Homewood High School
Homewood, AL 35209 United States
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The next Shades Creek cleanup will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The Cleanup will go from 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 Noon and will meet at Samford University's west gate - We put up a white tent near the gate. In 2016, we had over 175 participate in our cleanup and in 2015, we had over 150 people participate in the cleanup - Thank you to all that have helped. Each year, we look for…

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October 2017

Presentation by Red Mountain Park

October 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Homewood Library, Room101, 1721 Oxmoor Rd.
Homewood, AL 35209 United States
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Friends of Shades Creek - October Meeting Thursday, October 12, 2017 7:00 P.M. at Homewood Library, Room 101 (downstairs) Presention by Red Mountain Park Okay, history buffs: Check out our Friends of Shades Creek meeting Thursday, October 12, when Jeff and Katie from Red Mountain Park will be presenting about the history of Red Mountain and Red Mountain Park. They will show us some great photos…

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March 2018

March 2018 Meeting

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Homewood Library, Room101, 1721 Oxmoor Rd.
Homewood, AL 35209 United States
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Human Evolution, Adaptations and Implications Regarding Diet and Exercise.

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August 2018

August Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Homewood Library, Room101, 1721 Oxmoor Rd.
Homewood, AL 35209 United States
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Help celebrate our 20th year as a group!
Presentation: Taro and other invasive plants, the threats and removal experiments

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September 2018

Friends of Shades Creek Sep. Meeting – Southern Exposure Films 2018

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Altamont School, 4801 Altamont Rd S
Birmingham, AL 35222 United States
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These films are about relevant issues today. Come view and join the discussion afterward.

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