15th Annual Land Aid Featuring Greensky Bluegrass

Join us at Avondale Brewing on Thursday, August 1 for another Land Aid, helping us conserve land and build trails!

Find Your Shady Spot

This spring, FLT partnered with TrimTab Brewing Company on a limited release brew, Shady Spot Pale Ale, dedicated to the Shades Creek Watershed.

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.

2023 Endangered Species Tour

For last year's Endangered Species Tour, FLT added a stream bank restoration site.

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 last March for a monitoring update.

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.

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.

Intro Photo

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

Find a Trail

Use our 129-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.