‘Be kind to Earth or it will fade away’ 10-year-old warns on Earth Day in Gulf Shores | AL.com

April 23, 2014

GULF SHORES, Alabama — Students from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach gathered at the field at Gulf Shores High School for the high school’s 2nd annual Earth Day Extravaganza. Students from grade four to the twelfth grade listened to naturalists and representatives from Gulf State Park, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, and the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

via ‘Be kind to Earth or it will fade away’ 10-year-old warns on Earth Day in Gulf Shores | AL.com.

Local coach volleys for a purpose, influences sports tourism at the beach – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: People

April 23, 2014

Purpose, a value most search a lifetime to find, serves as a lifeline for Gulf Shores and Orange Beach volleyball coach Shawn Weaver, a local force behind the upcoming American Volleyball Coaches Association’s (AVCA) Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships on May 2-4.

via Local coach volleys for a purpose, influences sports tourism at the beach – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: People.

City of Fairhope offering summer camps starting in June – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

April 23, 2014

FAIRHOPE, Ala. — The City of Fairhope will once again be partnering with coaches from Fairhope High School to offer summer activities for children in Fairhope. Camp will be at Volanta Park and the Fairhope Municipal Pool from 7:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. each day beginning the week of June 2. Camp will run through the week of July 28, ending on August 1.

via City of Fairhope offering summer camps starting in June – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Drug Enforcement Administration to sponsor Take Back Day on April 26 | AL.com

April 23, 2014

BALDWIN COUNTY, Alabama — The Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 anyone can bring pills for disposal to various drop off locations.

via Drug Enforcement Administration to sponsor Take Back Day on April 26 | AL.com.

Are Health Issues Connected to BP Oil Spill?

April 23, 2014

On a day like this, it’s hard to believe just four years ago Alabama’s beaches were in the middle of the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history. Back then, Al Keahl was on the front lines of the the BP oil spill clean up in the Vessels of Opportunity program. “Set the booms, picked up the booms, packaged the soggy booms and stowed them aboard.”


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