12th Litter Gitter in Greater Birmingham sponsored by Wells Fargo

On Tuesday, July 26th, Freshwater Land Trust (FLT), Wells Fargo, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, and other Project Litter Gitter partners installed a Litter Gitter device in a Valley Creek tributary near the headwaters of Valley Creek.

Executive Director's third year report

Over the last three years as Executive Director of Freshwater Land Trust (FLT), I am so proud of our numerous accomplishments. FLT continues to grow and perform meaningful work throughout Central Alabama, and I want to share...

I ❤ Birmingham mural complete

Freshwater Land Trust's commissioned "I Love Birmingham" mural is complete, just in time for The World Games! Located along the Hugh Kaul Trail, it depicts different trail activities and reads, "I ❤ BIRMINGHAM."

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.

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.

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