World Water Day focuses attention on water related issues that humans in almost every country face.
Mar. 22, 2021 - Mar. 22, 2021
National Take A Walk In The Park Day encourages us to stretch our legs on our favorite trail or at our neighborhood park. After a long busy day, a calming and therapeutic way to relax would be a nice, leisurely walk in the park.
Mar. 30, 2021 - Mar. 30, 2021
National Walking Day is every year on the first Wednesday in April. National Walking Day is exactly as it sounds – a day to celebrate the easiest way to be the healthiest version of you.
Apr. 7, 2021 - Apr. 7, 2021
Gopher tortoises are a keystone species because they dig huge underground burrows that provide refuge for over 360 other species of wildlife called commensals. Among the commensal species sharing its burrows are the gopher frog, Eastern indigo snake and hundreds of invertebrates like beetles and crickets. Without gopher tortoise burrows, many of these species might not survive.
Apr. 10, 2021 - Apr. 10, 2021
Each year on April 17th, International Bat Appreciation Day reminds us of the roles bats play in our daily lives. April is also the best time of the year to observe bats, as they are now beginning to emerge from hibernation. The observance is an excellent time to learn about the role bats play in nature.…
Apr. 17, 2021 - Apr. 17, 2021
The Global Big Day Bird Count is an annual celebration of the birds around you, and this year is no different. While not everyone may be able to leave home to bird this year, Global Big Day is still an opportunity to check in with the birds in and around where you live.
May. 9, 2021 - May. 9, 2021
World Turtle Day was created as an annual observance to help people celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises and their disappearing habitats around the world.
Box Turtle photo by Susan Hoye.
May. 23, 2021 - May. 23, 2021
Each year, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources designates a "Free Fishing Day" for the public to fish recreationally in public waters without a fishing license.
Jun. 12, 2021 - Jun. 12, 2021