Village Creek BioBlitz

In May, FLT held a Bioblitz at one of our Village Creek properties in Adamsville where volunteers cataloged 199 species - check out the pictures! Special thanks to the volunteers who attended.

12 acres acquired near Grants Mill Cahaba River Walk

In May, thanks to the City of Irondale and JCDH, FLT acquired a 12-acre property in the Grants Mill area in Irondale, a property that provides a link to 161 acres of FLT’s properties, which we hope to later open for public trail access.

FLT welcomes summer interns

We are excited to welcome two new interns to FLT's team this summer who will assist with stewardship and communications. Welcome aboard, Emily and Sarah!

13th annual Land Aid tickets on sale now

FLT’s Junior Board, along with title sponsor, Jay Industrial Repair, proudly announce the 13th annual Land Aid concert on Friday, August 26th at Avondale Brewing Company featuring national headliners Greensky Bluegrass and The Sam Bush Band.

Intro Photo

About Freshwater Land Trust

Freshwater Land Trust conserves, connects, and cares for land and water in Central Alabama, creating dynamic green spaces for future generations. In the simplest terms, we conserve land and build trails so that Alabama’s communities are healthier and happier.
Trail Miles Developed
Acres of Land Conserved
Endangered Species Protected
We do not inherit the land from our ancestors . . .
we borrow it from our children.

Native American Proverb

Find a Trail

Use our 125-mile Red Rock Trail System interactive map to locate an accessible trail in Jefferson County suitable for your level of difficulty.

Volunteer Your Time

Explore individual ways and group opportunities to help us keep our properties and trails cleaner and greener, including Adopt-a-Trail or Workdays.

Donate Today

Make a charitable contribution and invest in our organization's efforts to protect the land and water that connect us all throughout Central Alabama.