Jerry Lanning receives L. Burton Barnes, III, Public Service Award

FLT nominated our General Counsel, Jerry Lanning of Butler Snow, for the BBA's L. Burton Barnes III Public Service Award, and he won! Jerry has been involved with FLT since its inception in 1996, providing over $1,000,000 of pro bono legal support.

December 2020: COVID-19 Notice

FLT is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation. Please do not visit our office without express permission from a staff member and wearing a mask. As you can, we encourage you to get outside and take in fresh air in a socially distanced manner.

Litter Gitters installed in Trussville and Brighton

FLT is leading a coordinated effort to reduce litter in our water by installing trash collection devices, known as litter gitters. FLT has placed ten devices in Jefferson County that have already collected over a ton of trash from our watersheds.

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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.