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2017 Nature & Outdoor Features

Alabama Outdoors, Site 345

Alabama Wildlife Center, Site 472

Aspiring Gardeners Spot, Sites 212 & 216

Birmingham Ski Club, Site 344

CartoTracks. Smart. Mapping., Site 346 – Use the GPS Map they’ve created as you tour the Festival.

Fly Fishing Workshop with Jim Shaw, adjacent to the pool on the Village Green

Friends of Moss Rock Preserve, Site 347

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society – Mobile Adoption Unit, Site 200 (corner of Orange & Yellow Row)

Greenways/Pathways Expo, Sites 375-377

Mountain High Outfitters – rock climbing wall, adjacent to the pool & Town Hall on the Village Green

Sierra Club, Alabama Chapter, Site 378

The University of Alabama Press, Site 379


  • Alabama Outdoors – get the gear and more for all of your outdoor adventures.
  • Alabama Wildlife Center – The Alabama Wildlife Center is Alabama’s oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation and education center. Every year, AWC rescues, rehabilitates and returns to the wild almost 2,000 native birds from over 100 different species. The Alabama Wildlife Center also provides interactive conservation and environmental education for over thousands of participants across the state annually.
  • Birmingham Ski Club – Birmingham Ski Club, dedicated to the sport of snow skiing, offers 5 to 6 trips annually to major ski resorts in the western US and Canada. Other sporting activities, group travel opportunities and social events are available throughout the year. Skiers and non-skiers alike enjoy the benefits of Club membership.
  • CartoTracks
  • Fly Fishing – learn the techniques from Jim Shaw and Team.
  • Friends of Moss Rock Preserve – take a hike to explore the 350 acre Moss Rock Preserve at 11am and 1pm.
  • The Greater Birmingham Humane Society – founded in 1883, is the largest and oldest humane society in Alabama. Over the course of our history we have witnessed the changes in our community and yet have never left the original mission of Dr. Phillips “to promote the humane treatment of people and animals through education, advocacy and services”.
  • Mountain High Outfitters
  • Sierra Club, Alabama Chapter
  • The University of Alabama Press