Forest Bathing 101

Did you know that getting outdoors is more than just a fun activity? Forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is the process of intentionally taking in the atmosphere of the outdoors through all your senses.

FLT welcomes summer interns

Freshwater Land Trust is excited to welcome two summer interns for the season: Dominique Foreman and Maggie Palmer. They will each be an asset in advancing projects and initiatives that are part of FLT's mission for the next two to three months.

FLT Board and Jr. Board improves habitat at Roebuck Springs

On May 22, Freshwater Land Trust continued its stewardship efforts at Roebuck Springs by holding a habitat workday. Roebuck Springs is home to the Watercress Darter, a federally endangered freshwater fish only found in Jefferson County.

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.