FLT adds 68 acres to conservation footprint

In January, Land Stewardship and Outreach staff got to explore our first conservation property of 2024.

FLT and partners complete stream restoration project in west Birmingham

A culvert posed a problem for a tiny, endangered fish. FLT and partners fixed it.

Annual Endangered Species Tour Returns With A New Site

FLT adds site of streambank restoration to annual Endangered Species Tour. See Jefferson County's endangered fish in their habitats on this free Tour!

Final film of "Trash Free Waters in Central Alabama" series complete

Freshwater Land Trust released the final installment of its four-part short film series, “Trash Free Waters in Central Alabama,” highlighting the history and successes of Project Litter Gitter and the consequences of trash in our waterways.

FLT Stewardship staff provides highlights from a Valley Creek Conservation Property

FLT staff visited one of our Valley Creek conservation properties in early March for a monitoring update.

Osprey Initiative hosts Project Litter Gitter shrimp boil with FLT

On March 9th, Osprey Initiative and Freshwater Land Trust hosted a shrimp boil at Ghost Train Brewing Co. to celebrate Project Litter Gitter and its recent milestones!

FLT Finalizes 4-Year Strategic Plan

Freshwater Land Trust is excited to announce the completion of its highly anticipated four-year Strategic Plan! This plan outlines the goals, objectives, and key metrics that FLT will work towards over the next several years.

Freshwater Land Trust’s Red Rock Trail System Gains More Miles and New Signs

Two months in to 2023, and Claire Speegle, FLT’s lucky Red Rock Trail System and Development Coordinator, has already found two four-leafed clovers and one with five. Claire has spent the last few weeks hitting the RRTS trails to install new signs...

FLT and Partners Extend Bank Stabilization of Turkey Creek

On a mild, overcast morning in mid-December, FLT’s Land Stewardship Director and the Outreach and Communications team joined Jeffrey Drummond with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Turkey Creek CU1 in Pinson.

Installation of Sensory Wall and New Trail Loop at Wildwood Preserve

Have you seen the new sensory wall at Wildwood Preserve in Homewood?

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About Freshwater Land Trust

Freshwater Land Trust works to conserve and care for environmentally significant land throughout Central Alabama and to connect the Red Rock Trail System® throughout Jefferson County.
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"Take care of the land and the land will take care of you..."

Hugh Hammond Bennett

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