Give to the woods, rivers, trails, and parks you love!

When you give to Freshwater Land Trust, you invest directly in Central Alabama, in the water you drink, in the trails that connect us, and in the woods, rivers, and parks you love.

Fresh­wa­ter Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) orga­ni­za­tion and your con­tri­bu­tion is tax deductible. Please make your gift via our secure online form above.

Jones Valley Trail Extension

We need your financial support to build Jones Valley Trail Extension! This critical, long-anticipated trail project will connect downtown Birmingham to Avondale’s 41st Street. With your help, our goal is to break ground in 2020 and open the trail in time for the 2021 World Games.

Become a Freshwater Fan to support our mission!

Are you a fan of beautiful forests, clean water, or walkable trails? Freshwater Fans are individual donors that provide critical support for our conservation and outdoor recreation work, including projects that protect local endangered species like the watercress, vemilion, and rush darters.

Individuals that give between $100 – $1,000+ automatically become a Freshwater Fan and can opt-in to receive the benefits detailed below. Click the donate button to get started.

Freshwater Fan Levels and Benefits

Watercress fan – $100 – $249
– Annual Freshwater Fan sticker
– Invitation to annual Fans-only event

Vermilion fan – $250 – $499
– Watercress benefits plus
– A Freshwater Land Trust T-shirt

Rush fan  – $500 – $999
– Vermilion benefits plus
– Tickets to annual Land Aid fundraising concert (4)

Darter Society – $1,000+
– Rush benefits plus
– An exclusive, staff-led experience

For more information about Freshwater Fans, contact Sally LaRue at or 205.417.2777.

For larger gifts and corporate giving, please contact Tina Simonton at 205.417.2777 or

To give by check:

Please mail checks to:

Freshwater Land Trust
Attn: Tina Simonton
2308 First Avenue North
Birm­ing­ham, Alabama 35203

To give stock:

Contact Tina Simonton at 205-417-2777 or

Questions about giving?

Contact Tina Simonton at 205-417-2777 or