2021 Friends of Shades Creek Educational Monthly Meetings

Presentation by Dr. Scot Duncan, Biology Professor, Birmingham Southern College
Climate impacts to Southeastern Rivers: Challenges and Solutions
September 9, 2021 – Video link:  https://youtu.be/tDfUNZZwh9g

Presentation by Ben Wegleitner, River Sustainability Director, Cahaba River Society
Tipping Points and Ecological Stressors
August 12, 2021 – Video link:  https://youtu.be/fn20l6tIX_A

Outdoor Meeting at Sim’s Garden in Homewood
Outdoors with Steve Bender, Southern Living Gardening Writer (The Grumpy Gardener)
May 1, 2021 – (live outdoors, no recording)

Presentation by Jason Throneberry, Director of Freshwater Programs,
The Nature Conservancy in Alabama
Fish Passage from the Gulf of Mexico to the Cahaba River
April 8, 2021 – Video link:  https://youtu.be/p-p7ew5QFBw

Presentation by Beau Brodbeck, PhD
With the Alabama Cooperative Extension System Planning for and protection of trees during construction projects, large or small
March 11, 2021 – Video link:  https://youtu.be/SNy3eA-6OlU

Presentation by Amy Milam, Resident Caretaker of Sim’s Garden in Homewood
Sims Garden – Pocket Park Garden: The history, challenges and successes of this gem
February 11, 2021 – Video link:  https://youtu.be/-tcDOOjYAyI

Presentation by Ben Raines, Journalist, Filmmaker, Author
Saving America’s Amazon, The threat to our nation’s most biodiverse river system
January 14, 2021 – Video link:  https://youtu.be/Ze0IPUxPdt0