Sydney Cromwell

The city has until March 31 to create a rough draft of its Stormwater Management Program Plan. Read more



Photo courtesy of Liz Ellaby.

The Homewood Environmental Commission will once again carry out the “Green Skies Over Homewood” initiative this fall. Read more


Homewood Committee

Sydney Cromwell

Liz Ellaby said the HEC has solutions in mind that could replace the trees or relocate them “in a way that would please the merchants but still maintain some trees.” She did not go into more detail but said this would be a long-term action. Read more


Brookwood Medical Center was awarded the 2015 “Greenhealth Partner for Change” Award by Practice Greenhealth. Read more


The next planting will be Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Homewood Senior Center. Read more

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Homewood Environmental Commission

Photo courtesy of Homewood Environmental Commission.

For Homewood’s neighborhood trees, autumn doesn’t only mean falling leaves. Several native species have seeds ready for harvesting, and that’s where the Homewood Environmental Commission (HEC) steps in. Read more


Tree planting

Photo courtesy of Henry Hughes.

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the HEC have started a tree planting program to make sure native trees continue to grow and thrive in the future. Read more


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