RSS

Homewood Environmental Commission

FEAT---Tree-Planting_DSC_2421.jpg

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Members of the Homewood Environmental Commission are thinking green with a series of events to plant new trees and protect existing ones. more

People

Edgewood Manor

Sydney Cromwell

The three ordinances must be approved by July 1, according to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. more

News

STAR-CITY-Tree-City.jpg

Photo by Emily Featherston.

Homewood became a Tree City USA for the first time this spring, and the Homewood Environmental Commission is planning several projects to add to the city’s greenery. more

People

CSUN-COVER-Recycling_SNF_8188.jpg

Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Not all plastics are created equal. When it comes to recycling, there are several common plastics and other household products that Homewood residents can’t put in their recycling bins. more

People

Tree planting

Photo courtesy of Henry Hughes.

The Homewood Environmental Commission has been working for about six months on fulfilling the Tree City criteria. more

News

HEC planting 11-4-17 pelham volunteers.JPG

Jesse Chambers

The annual planting, held by Homewood Environmental Commission and Samford University, drew about 80 volunteers on Saturday morning. more

People

STAR-EVENTS-Green-Skies.jpg

Photo courtesy of Liz Ellaby.

Not only will be there be multiple eco-friendly events during the next several weeks, the mayor of Homewood will also declare the city’s Arbor Day celebrations. more

People

Homewood Green Skies-1.jpg

Jesse Chambers

Samford University led this year's planting of native tree seedlings along the Lakeshore Greenway near campus. more

People

STAR-EVENTS-GreenSkies1.jpg

Photo courtesy of Liz Ellaby.

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

People

Green Skies - 8 (1).jpg

Erica Techo

Volunteers gathered Saturday morning to plant seedlings along the Homewood Shades Creek Greenway Trail in Homewood. more

People

Oak Grove redevelopment

Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

A series of speakers shed light on questions like “What are "form-based" codes? How will they improve our neighborhood? Will other Homewood neighborhoods follow this model?” more

News

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

News 1 Comments

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. more

News

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. more

People

Homewood residents can recycle their Christmas trees Dec. 26 through Jan. 10. more

News

J.J. Bischoff, chief of staff, was presented with an award of thanks during the Feb. 11 city council meeting for his efforts to preserve the lives of spotted salamanders during their January migration. more

News

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

Homewood Star