Environment

Four schools and nonprofit organizations will receive conservation education grants through the Alabama Power Foundation’s Students to Stewards program. Students to Stewards curriculum grants provide up to $1,000 each for classroom lessons, in-the-field learning and teacher training. “Students have an opportunity to learn firsthand about Alabama’s natural...

By Capstone Agency writers    Alabama Power gave students and locals alike the chance to welcome the fall weather and learn more about protecting local waterways by hosting Renew Our Rivers at the Tuscaloosa Riverwalk alongside the Black Warrior River on Sept. 28. Nearly 100 student volunteers met...

The Alabama Power Foundation is accepting applications for the 2016 Good Roots grant program through April 8. In partnership with the Alabama Urban Forestry Association and the Alabama Forestry Commission, Good Roots awards up to $1,000 per grant to help cities, towns, schools and nonprofit organizations plant trees. To date,...

Sixteen schools and nonprofit organizations across the state will receive conservation education grants through the Alabama Power Foundation’s Students to Stewards program. Students to Stewards provides support for dynamic stewardship, conservation education and outdoor classrooms. This year’s Students to Stewards grants total nearly $60,000 and will help bring an awareness...

By Sarah Reid Harris   Renew Our Rivers is gearing up for its 17th year, with over 30 cleanups scheduled in 2016. (Alabama NewsCenter graphic/Jay Parker)Since the program’s inception, about 100,000 volunteers have collected over 14 million pounds of trash and debris, leaving a lasting impression on waterways across...

By Donna Cope, Alabama NewsCenter With a population of 321 million, the U.S. has a “whole lotta hungry people” to feed. One solution to the tremendous need, Jennifer Crutchfield believes, lies in sustainability and ensuring there are commodities to feed the nation. That’s why this Brookwood High...