November 2020: Ghost Train Brewing Co., Gotcha Mobility + Freshwater Land Trust confirmed M2 tenants

November 2020: Three tenants secured for M2 project

October 2020: Pinson closes on Turkey Creek property exchange with Freshwater Land Trust

October 2020: Property exchange at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve a win-win for nature education and conservation

October 2020: Removing trash from our creeks, 8th litter gitter in Jefferson County installed at East Lake Park

October 2020: New litter traps keep plastic bags, bottles, diapers out of Birmingham waterways

October 2020: County lake, new birding platform to be featured on live TV segment

September 2020: Pinson Council approves MOA with Birmingham-Southern for Turkey Creek pavilion

August 2020: REI Announces 2020 Grant Partners

August 2020: Land trusts prevail in challenging times

June 2020 (Video): Freshwater Land Trust feature by Alabama Power Foundation

June 2020: Tarrant launches $9.5 million improvement project

May 2020: Homewood purchases “litter gitter” device to improve beloved creeks

April 2020: Freshwater Land Trust lands $500,000 EPA grant

April 2020: 7 less traveled Alabama trails you’ll love

April 2020: Trying to hike and avoid the crowds?

April 2020: “Litter Gitter” on Birmingham’s Valley Creek captures over 148 pounds of trash

March 2020: Getting out for a walk in the woods? Social distancing still applies.

March 2020: Volunteers put muscle behind protecting the watercress darter

February 2020: Extension will connect downtown to 41st Street

February 2020: Jones Valley Trail to extend from downtown to Avondale

February 2020: Trail to connect Birmingham with Avondale

February 2020: Plan to extend Jones Valley Trail excites Birmingham walkers, cyclists


December 2019: Freshwater Land Trust installs “Litter Gitter” at Valley Creek

November 2019: Parkside project created to be “uniquely Birmingham”

November 2019: Watercress darter survives in Birmingham’s industrial corridor

November 2019: Five reasons you should try geocaching in Birmingham if you like being outside

October 2019: [VIDEO] How to create an inclusive pop-up park

August 2019: How cities like Birmingham, Alabama are unlocking funding for parks and green space

August 2019: Birmingham’s three-mile High Ore Line Trail to Red Mountain Park is now open

August 2019: Grand opening of new trail at Red Mountain Park

August 2019: Freshwater Land Trust names new executive director

July 2019: Improved Cahaba River access site coming to Leeds

July 2019: Carolyn Buck speaks to Trussville Chamber of Commerce

July 2019: Birmingham’s Clairmont Walking Trail is officially open

July 2019: New trail system will connect six cities

June 2019: High Ore Line Trail expansion set to open this summer

June 2019: [VIDEO] Extension to Five Mile Creek Greenway opens in Gardendale

June 2019: Greenway opens in Gardendale

June 2019: Five Mile Creek adds two miles of trail in Gardendale

June 2019: Rare, tiny fish restoring Birmingham’s springs

May 2019: 5 hikes on Birmingham’s Red Rock Trail System, including new section of High Ore Line Trail

May 2019: New trail leading to Red Mountain Park set to open in June

April 2019: Why the health benefits of community parks really can’t be overstated

April 2019: New stretch of rail trail in Gardendale

February 2019: Extension coming to Lakeshore Trail


September 2018: Rust never sleeps

September 2018: Progress along Birmingham’s Village Creek

September 2018: Why you should attend Land Aid 2018

August 2018: Adaptive reuse blossoms in Birmingham with Rotary Trail

August 2018: Give back to your community, join Freshwater Land Trust’s adopt-a-trail initiative

July 2018: Alabama’s unsung hero, the outdoor industry is responsible for 135,000 jobs

July 2018: Streambank restoration in mind for Shades Creek, Cahaba River

June 2018: How 750 miles of trails are connecting Birmingham

June 2018: Freshwater Land Trust “Too Hot To Hike tour” explored three trails last Saturday

June 2018: Watercress darter: Endangered fish found only in Jefferson County

June 2018: “Urban Oasis”: Endangered fish habitat restored at Roebuck Springs in Birmingham

June 2018: Freshwater Land Trust and partners restore watercress darter habitat

May 2018: Kiwanis celebrates 100 years, funds new park at Vulcan

March 2018: Birmingham to modernize, improve transportation network with complete streets

March 2018: Birmingham’s ultimate bucket list, the Red Rock Trail System


November 2017: Endangered Alabama fish expands its range after dam removal

November 2017: Saving one of the rarest fish on earth

September 2017: Interview with Freshwater Land Trust Director Libba Vaughan


November 2016: Birmingham Kiwanis Club commits $4 million to Vulcan Park trail expansion, light show

October 2016: Freshwater Land Trust’s new executive director aims to keep the magic in Birmingham

September 2016: Libba Vaughan of the Freshwater Land Trust: FACES of Birmingham

May 2016: New Birmingham park, bike trail opens on May 7

April 2016: Trails, bike lanes, and sidewalks from Birmingham to Brookside making Red Rock Trail System reality