FLT welcomes Endangered Species Intern

Freshwater Land Trust is excited to welcome Ruby Maghoney as our Urban Darter Endangered Species Steward Intern! Over the next several months, Ruby will manage and enhance seven endangered species habitats throughout Jefferson County...

11th Jefferson County litter gitter installed in Five Mile Creek

Project Litter Gitter partners installed a litter gitter in Five Mile Creek at Chief William C Hewitt Park in Tarrant, Alabama. ABC Coke, a division of Drummond Company, is sponsoring the litter gitter for one year.

Volunteer Impact at Cahaba Riverwalk

Earlier this summer, the Cahaba Riverwalk Trail Initiative dedicated time and effort to address erosion at their adopted Cahaba Riverwalk (Grant's Mill canoe launch). Volunteers installed water bars along the trail to prevent the formation of ruts...

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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.
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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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