Freshwater Land Trust manages over 7,000 acres of land, mak­ing us one of the largest own­ers of pri­vate nature pre­serves in Alabama. With many partners, we’ve protected more than 12,000 acres since 1996. As an accredited land trust, we monitor our properties annually and actively managing our land to sustain healthy rivers, forests, and wildlife habitat.

Stewardship Overview

Our stewardship works falls into three broad categories:

  • Monitoring and managing our land, using a variety of management techniques
  • Protecting endangered species and wildlife habitat
  • Providing access to private conservation land whenever possible, through places like Wildwood Preserve and guided hikes and tours