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Most diverse, oldest fauna of hermit crabs discovered

The evolutionary history of hermit crabs (Paguroidea) has been unraveling over the last 15 years. While claws were mainly reported before then, dozens of species based on millimeter-sized carapaces have been discovered and described since 2008.

Job Opportunity: Park Attendant

Moundville Archaeological Park is hiring and looking for a Park Attendant! To apply for the position, please visit careers.ua.edu.

The First 25 Years (Alabama Softball Exhibit)

The Paul W. Bryant Museum is happy to announce that their new exhibit covers the first 25 years of Women’s Softball at The University of Alabama. The exhibit opens to the public on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 9 AM.

Saturday in the Park

Saturday in the Park is a series of demonstrations and presentations related to Native Americans, archaeology, natural history, sustainable gardening and more!

Junior Naturalist (June 4 and August 6)

Nature is all around us and ready to explore! Junior Naturalists (Grades K-5) will learn about the outdoors, natural history, and science together with your family in this hands-on experience.

Fossil Summer Camp (June 6-10)

Fossil Camp is a brand new summer camp for students in grades 3-5 who are interested in learning all about fossils. Interactive lessons, fossils, guided hike, arts & crafts, much more! Fossil Camp offers an exciting introduction to ancient life by examining real fossils, searching for rocks and minerals, and much more!

Birdfest (April 23, 2022)

Nestled along the banks of the Black Warrior River, UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park (MAP) hosts its annual Birdfest on April 23, 2022.

Swimming Together (April 19 – August 27)

The Warner Transportation Museum is proud to participate in the Flow Tuscaloosa project. Flow Tuscaloosa is an initiative to highlight the successful restoration of Hurricane Creek as inspiration to protect the resources of the Black Warrior River watershed and bring attention to environmental justice efforts in West Alabama.