Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

Citronelle Community Cleanup

Join us on Saturday, December 10 from 10-12 for a community litter cleanup at Citronelle High School. Come and go when you can! Cleanup supplies (trash bags, trash pickers, gloves, etc.) and drinks will be provided. 

This cleanup is an element of the Strategic Watershed Awareness and Monitoring Program (SWAMP), an education action program that teaches the importance of connections within watersheds while also providing tools to monitor the health of waterways and solve pollution programs. We are very grateful for AM/NS Calvert for their generous support of this program. 

For more information, please contact Education & Outreach Coordinator Jamie Bullock at jbullock@mobilebaykeeper.org

Nov
17
5:00 pm17:00

GreenED Drinks: Southern Exposure Film Screening

The Pub: Spring Hill College Campus. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

GreenED Drinks is a gathering for college students to connect with professionals in the area and learn more about local environmental issues and sustainability. For this edition, we will be showing the Southern Exposure film screening, a film fellowship program that is actively raising awareness about Alabama's incredible natural resources and important environmental issues that impact all of us. 

Nov
17
12:00 pm12:00

Lunch & Learn: Members Matter

Mobile Baykeeper Office. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we want to reflect on one thing we are extremely thankful for at Mobile Baykeeper - our members.

With more than 4,500 current members today, the work we do would not be possible without member support. Our final Lunch & Learn of the year, "Members Matter", will explain the important role our members play in advancing our mission while also highlighting the perks of being a member. We will present our mission and the work we do, highlight successful citizen concerns submitted by our members, explain the benefits you receive from becoming a member, and much more! 

We want to communicate with each person in the room the important role you play in supporting our mission for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities. The investment each of you contributes towards our work is vital to strengthening our economy and quality of life in Mobile and Baldwin Counties.

** A Thanksgiving style lunch will be provided for $10/person. It will include Turkey, various side dishes, and drinks. Special Thanks to Garrick Ogburn and Nourish Cafe (located in the Downtown YMCA) for providing such a delicious lunch for us! 

Please feel free to bring your own lunch if you prefer to do so.

For more information, contact Hanlon Walsh at hwalsh@mobilebaykeeper.org

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Nov
10
Nov 13

Fairhope Film Festival

Join Mobile Baykeeper staff at the Fairhope Film Festival to learn more about our work for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities. In addition to highlighting our current issues, we will also inform you about membership opportunities, upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, and much more! We will have a table set up during the Festival. Dates and times TBD. Stay tuned! 

 

About the festival: The Fairhope Film Festival is a film lover’s film festival held each year on the second weekend in November, offering participants the opportunity to see world-class award winning films in a unique, picturesque location over a four-day period. The focus is on national and international film festival competition finalists of the past year: the “best of the best” in cinema arts. Notable foreign and feature films, documentaries and shorts—many that never made it to the big box theaters or were only there briefly–will be selected for appreciative audiences. Although the festival will pull out all the stops, Southern-style, to host opening and closing events and parties, the emphasis will be on the art of filmmaking and the experience of seeing exceptional films. Directors, actors and screenwriters will participate in the screenings both in person and via live electronic transmission.

Oct
13
6:00 pm18:00

Bay Bash

Five Rivers Delta Resource Center. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Bay Bash is our annual celebration of Mobile Bay and our coastal communities featuring fresh Gulf seafood, signature cocktails, live music, and a silent auction overlooking the beautiful Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Tickets: $35 for members and $50 for non-members. 

 

Oct
8
9:00 am09:00

Apple Snail Roundup

Langan Park. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m

Join us to help remove the apple snail, an invasive species, from our local waterways. Volunteers will help find and capture adult and juvenile apple snails, as well as remove apple snail eggs. Volunteers with canoes, kayaks, or small boats are particularly needed. Please wear comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting a little wet or dirty. All cleanup supplies and drinks will be provided. For more information, please contact Nickelle Stoll at nstoll@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229.  

*Please come and go as your schedule permits.

Sep
29
12:00 pm12:00

Sewer, Swim, and SWAMP: Making the Environment More Accessible through Technology

Mobile Baykeeper Office. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

In this upcoming Lunch & Learn, we will show you the important role in which technology plays in making the environment more accessible to the community. We will do this by highlighting three different programs we utilize:

1) Sewage Spill Explorer: Do you want to learn how you can track sewer spills in your neighborhood? Created by Mobile Baykeeper Program Staff, this web tool allows citizens to explore the amount, location, and severity of sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) events in Coastal Alabama in a visually appealing, user-friendly manner.

2) Swim Guide: Created and managed by Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, Swim Guide is a website and smartphone app that helps you easily find your closest beaches, know at a glance which ones are safe for swimming, and share your love of beaches with friends and family. It can be used by any public interest club, organization, or agency to share beach information with the public. Mobile Baykeeper is responsible for updating the water quality status of 23 different Swim Guide locations in Mobile and Baldwin County once the water is tested by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM).  

3) "Issue Reporter" Web Tool: A free platform for citizen scientists to record observations about water, the Water Rangers "Issue Reporter" web tool is an essential component of Mobile Baykeeper's Strategic Watershed Awareness and Monitoring Program (SWAMP) by enabling citizens to monitor water quality and report pollution in Coastal Alabama. 

Please fill out the form below to sign up. You may pre-order your lunch from Cafe 219 by selecting from the options below, or bring your own lunch! If you decide to pre-order your lunch, please be sure to select the "pay for lunch" option below. 

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Lunch items from Cafe 219 are $10. (Add $2 if you would like chicken on your Caesar Salad). If you make a reservation for lunch, please pay using the button below. Please call our office at 251-433-4229 if you have food allergies we should know about so we can accommodate you.
Sep
15
7:45 am07:45

Bay Awakening

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Battle House Renaissance Hotel. 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Annual Fundraising Breakfast. 

Aug
25
5:00 pm17:00

GreenED Drinks

Satori Coffee House. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join us for an informal gathering for college students of all ages to meet area professionals, gain career advice, and learn more about local environmental issues and sustainability. 

Aug
20
10:00 am10:00

The Big Float with Sweetwater Brewing Company

The BLUEGILL Restaurant. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Join us with SweetWater Brewing for the Big Float and enjoy a guided kayak tour, canoe and kayak rentals, SweetWater craft beer, live music by Cary Laine, and a variety of activities on the lawn at the BLUEGILL RESTAURANT including corn hole, face painting, paint the pint, a dunking booth, and much more! Admission is free and open to the public. Proceeds raised from the event benefit our efforts for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities. Click here for the Event Facebook Page for more information, or contact Justine Herlihy at jherlihy@mobilebaykeeper.org

Aug
6
3:00 pm15:00

Be Good for Something: 3rd Annual Shrimp Eating Contest

Wintzell's Oyster House (Downtown Location) at 3 p.m. 

Join us at Wintzell's Oyster House with Wintzell's and Good People Brewing for the 3rd Annual Shrimp Eating Contest. The event is open to the public and proceeds raised benefit Mobile Baykeeper. Are you or your business interested in participating and sponsoring a team? Please contact Justine Herlihy at jherlihy@mobilebaykeeper.org for more information. 

May
10
12:00 pm12:00

Association of Fundraising Professionals Luncheon

Mobile Baykeeper Office. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Mobile Baykeeper will be hosting the Association of Fundraising Professionals Monthly Meeting. Casi Callaway (Executive Director) and Justine Herlihy (Development Director) will speak on successful fundraising and development strategies. They will touch on our four signature events including: Bay Awakening, Bay Bash, Bay Bites, and the Grandman Triathlon. We hope you can join us!

Costs: Lunch is $17.50 per member or $20.00 for guests. Lunch orders were placed at 10:30am. If you can attend, please feel free to bring your own lunch!

 

May
7
10:00 am10:00

CreekFest

Tricentennial Park. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free Admission. 

Join us and other partner organizations to celebrate one of Mobile's most historic waterways - Three-Mile Creek. This is a family-friendly event which offers a cane-pole fishing tournament (Ages 16 and under), live music, hot dogs, kayak rentals, door prizes, and educational exhibits. 

May
3
12:00 pm12:00

Lunch & Learn: Continuing Your Roadmap to Sustainability

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Lunch items from Cafe 219 are $10. (Add $2 if you would like chicken on your Caesar Salad). If you make a reservation for lunch please pay using the button below. Please call our office at 251-433-4229 if you have food allergies we should know about so we can accommodate you.

Mobile Baykeeper Office. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

In our next Lunch & Learn on sustainability, we will recap how to build your "Sustainability Game Plan" and explain how we have developed our sustainability initiatives and plan at Mobile Baykeeper. The group will explore in depth what challenges were faced by groups and individuals implementing sustainable practices and what challenges are currently facing those who are just beginning to strive toward a more sustainable business or lifestyle. We will investigate how participants were able to overcome these issues, discuss how individuals were successful with their sustainability measures, and quantify the results of our challenge.  We will take special note of the responses during these discussions to use in future sustainability education. The discussion will be wrapped up by challenging participants to further their efforts and share what they've done and learned with friends and family. 

*We highly encourage anyone to attend that is interested in learning more about sustainability for their personal life or business, regardless whether or not you have attended the previous sessions. 

 

 

May
1
2:00 pm14:00

CreekFest Cleanup

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Tricentennial Park. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for the 2nd CreekFest cleanup at Tricentennial Park to remove trash from the area before the 3rd Annual CreekFest takes place on Saturday, May 7. 

* Please come and go as your schedule permits. 

Apr
24
2:00 pm14:00

CreekFest Cleanup

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Tricentennial Park. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Join us for the first of two cleanups at Tricentennial Park to remove trash from the area before the 3rd Annual Creekfest on May 7. 

* Please come and go as your schedule permits. 

Apr
23
10:00 am10:00

Earth Day Mobile Bay

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Fairhope Pier Park. 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Free Admission. 

Sponsored by the City of Fairhope and Alabama Sierra Club, Earth Day Mobile Bay will host environmental displays and activities, and a wide variety of interactive educational opportunities for children and adults in a family-friendly environment. Live music will be offered. For more information, please visit the Earth Day Mobile Bay Website. 

Apr
2
8:00 am08:00

3rd Annual Crepe Myrtle Trail Ride

Arlington Park, Brookley Complex. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Hosted by Mobile United, The Crepe Myrtle Trail Ride is a family-friendly, 12-mile bike ride at a beginner pace of 8-12 mph. Riders begin at Arlington Park, before crossing the runway at Brookley Field and riding along the western shore of Mobile Bay. Enjoy scenic views of Mobile Bay while listening to fun, educational talks about the Crepe Myrtle Trail and the natural areas that make Mobile such a beautiful place. 

Admission is free, but registration is required. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The ride begins at 8:30 a.m. 

Register here today and order your T-Shirt for the ride here! 

 

Mar
24
12:00 pm12:00

Lunch & Learn: Your Roadmap To Sustainability (Part 2)

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Lunch items from Cafe 219 are $10. (Add $2 if you would like chicken on your Caesar Salad). If you make a reservation for lunch please pay using the button below. Please call our office at 251-433-4229 if you have food allergies we should know about so we can accommodate you.

Mobile Baykeeper Office. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

Join us at the office for Part 2 of "Your Roadmap to Sustainability". Staff members Jamie Bullock (Education & Outreach Coordinator) and Cade Kistler (Program Coordinator) will present simple, effective methods for you or your business to live and operate more sustainably.

Part 2 will be take up where Part 1 left off; we will discuss how participants are faring in reaching the goals they have set for themselves, obstacles encountered and successes achieved. We will then discuss in detail advice for becoming more sustainable; our three areas of focus will be Energy, Water, and Waste with emphasis on how to achieve reductions in these areas with the most cost efficiency possible. Even if you did not attend the first presentation, we encourage all guests to come and learn more about sustainability for your life or your business! Please fill out the form below to sign up! 

Bring your own lunch or choose from one of the Cafe 219 lunch options* listed below and your lunch will be waiting for you at the Mobile Baykeeper office. Bring some friends, and learn something new! 

Mobile Baykeeper Office. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

*If you do select a lunch from Cafe 219 pre-payment using the "Pay For Lunch" button below is required. Thank you! 

 

Feb
26
12:00 pm12:00

Lunch & Learn: Your Roadmap to Sustainability

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Lunch items from Cafe 219 are $10. (Add $2 if you would like chicken on your Caesar Salad). If you make a reservation for lunch please pay using the button below. Please call our office at 251-433-4229 if you have food allergies we should know about so we can accommodate you.

Led by staff members Jamie Bullock (Education & Outreach Coordinator) and Cade Kistler (Program Coordinator), this introduction to sustainability will teach you simple, effective ways to alter your daily lifestyle to live more sustainably. Learn how Mobile Baykeeper implements sustainable practices in the office and how we are ramping up our efforts with a formal sustainability plan. We will discuss ways to get a handle on your own environmental impact and find ways to reduce that impact while balancing the financial realities of life. Great for those interested in sustainability for their home, or their own business. Bring your own lunch or choose from one of the Cafe 219 lunch options* listed below and your lunch will be waiting for you at the Mobile Baykeeper office. Bring some friends, and learn something new! 

Mobile Baykeeper Office. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

*If you do select a lunch from Cafe 219 pre-payment using the "Pay For Lunch" button below is required. Thank you! 
Feb
20
8:00 am08:00

Coca-Cola Serve Your City: Community Cleanup

Help United Way of Southwest Alabama win $2,500 by pledging your time to help clean up Dog River Park. There are three Serve Your City projects occurring in Mobile on Saturday, February 20, and the one with the most volunteer pledges by Saturday, February 13 wins $2,500.

Join us to clean up Dog River Park on Saturday, February 20 from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. It is not necessary to stay the entire time – come and go as your schedule permits! This is a great service project for families and individuals – both young and old! We will provide all of the necessary equipment and light refreshments. Please help contribute to this cause by spreading the word to friends and families and let's get Dog River Park cleaned up! 

If you have any questions, please contact Development Director Justine Herlihy at jherlihy@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229. 

Serve your city and #BeTheChange!

REMEMBER: PLEASE REGISTER HERE BY SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13!