Alabama

We’re proud to be part of the growing movement to preserve and lift up a more accurate, equitable public memory of America. That was the subject of our latest Park Bench Chat, a conversation with Keith Weaver, Trust for... Read more

Since its inception in 1992, Alabama’s Forever Wild Land Trust Program (Forever Wild) has been the only state fund in Alabama dedicated to land conservation. The Trust for Public Land conducted an economic analysis to determine the return on investment for... Read more

Across the nation, voters of all political leanings gave overwhelming approval yesterday to taxing themselves and spending money for new parks in their communities, The Trust for Public Land announced Wednesday.

Of the 57 measures on local and... Read more

Since 2004, The Trust for Public Land has partnered with the Department of Defense and communities to conserve land and relieve encroachment pressure on military installations, whether from incompatible development or loss of natural habitat.

Faced... Read more

Not long ago, the area along the Tensaw River known as Live Oak Landing was on the fast track to development. The landowner, having completed a master planning effort, was obtaining permits to build a large-scale residential community on the 621-acre... Read more

Famed biologist, E. O. Wilson, claims Tuscaloosa County’s Hurricane Creek to be one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.  This land, located within minutes of the University of Alabama, has been a much-loved destination amongst students and locals... Read more

Huntsville, Alabama at the western edge of the Cumberland Plateau is known for the scenic beauty of Monte Sano and Green Mountains, which form the eastern backdrop of the city. Over the years, however, most of these mountain slopes overlooking the city had... Read more

Ten minutes from downtown Birmingham, Ruffner Mountain Nature Center is a 1,011 acre natural oasis located on one of the last undeveloped stretches of the Red Mountain ridge known as Ruffner Mountain. Between 1983–1985, TPL helped add over 500 acres to... Read more

Throughout history, the contaminants in source waters have changed, as has our understanding of what is safe and what is not. The introduction of chlorine in the early 20th century, combined with filtration, dramatically reduced waterborne disease in the... Read more