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Special Event: Meet and Greet With Birmingham City Schools New Superintendent!

Join us Thursday, July 30th at 6 pm for a special Community Meet and Greet with Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kelley Castlin-Gacutan


Ruffner Mountain Mentioned in local Americans with Disabilities Newsletter

With an emphasis on fundraising for an ADA accessible trail around our animal exhibits, Ruffner Mountain is concentrating on make nature accessible for all. This year, Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve was also proud to host  the City of Birmingham’s Office of Americans with Disabilities and the Boy Scouts of America’s first Special Needs Nature Camp in Birmingham. Read more about it by clicking here.

Ruffner Mountain Needs Your Help!

Support Ruffner this summer!

It’s summer and our pledges and donations seem to be on vacation! However, the staff at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve are not.

We’re here rebuilding 1,036 acres of mined mountain, returning it to it’s natural glory. We’re here enriching the lives of over 200 campers, teaching them the wonders of nature and its intricate connectiveness. We’re here tending to the Animal Ambassadors entrusted to our care.

But all of this requires funding… Funding which seems to be on vacation!

Your investment in the Mountain is needed urgently. Click HERE to visit our Donor Page or mail checks to:

Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve
1412 81st Street South
Birmingham, AL 35206

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