Wild Alabama

Biodiversity discovered at Natural Bridge Bioblitz


A male redspot darter, bright with breeding colors during spawning season, collected from Natural Bridge Park during the bioblitz.
NATURAL BRIDGE - During a recent bioblitz at Natural Bridge Park, organized by Wild Alabama (WA), scientists, university and high school students and members of the public inventoried living species in the park.

Walker Area Foundation presents Wild Alabama $35,000 grant


From left, Walker Area Community Foundation President Paul Kennedy, Kim Waites, Wild Alabama Wilderness Stewardship Coordinator; Lindsay Madison, stewardship assistant; Brittany Seaborg, stewardship coordinator - Talladega National Forest, Maggie Johnston, Wild Alabama Executive Director and Janice Barrett, outreach and education coordinator. (Courtesy photo)
WINSTON COUNTY - The recent Wild Alabama volunteer picnic was made even sweeter by a visit from the Walker Area Community Foundation.

Walker Area Foundation spreads Christmas cheer through grants


The Arley Women’s Club will purchase a sensory dome for Hamner Park with funds granted from the Walker Area Community Foundation. Shown in the discovery cave at the park is Laura Ulz, chairwoman of the park committee. Standing from left are Terre Sutherland and Barbara Wills, president of the AWC.
WINSTON COUNTY - For the greater good is the mission for many non-profit agencies, and local ones are benefiting from the generosity of a Walker County organization, which are in turn helping the public.