In celebration of their tenth anniversary, 4Site, Incorporated is bringing trumpet and flugelhorn master Cindy Bradley to Three Caves on Saturday, June 15!
Calling her 2009 debut Bloom proved prophetic, as the multi-talented performer blossomed into a powerful and charismatic presence at radio and on the contemporary jazz festival circuit. Along the way, Cindy performed everywhere [...]
The Land Trust’s award winning “Tuesdays on the Trail” environmental education series will be offered on nine Tuesdays in June and July. Programs are fun “snapshots” that promote learning about the unique geology and wildlife of North Alabama and inspire the next generation of land stewards to continue to protect our natural heritage.
Many thanks to [...]
Hikers have come out in droves this spring to see nature’s wild display and to exercise! Families and groups like OLLI, the Sierra Club, scouts, homeschools, Healthy Huntsville advocates, Wildflower Society, and many more have enjoyed not only our trails but city greenways and parks, state parks, and other areas where flowers bloom. [...]
The Land Trust of North Alabama has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.
“The Land Trust of North Alabama’s accredited status demonstrates our commitment to permanent land conservation that benefits the entire community,” said Board Chair Marie Bostick.
“The accreditation process has helped the [...]
Land Trust of North Alabama has new office space in Executive Park South, about 2.1 miles southwest of the former office next to the Huntsville Hospital campus.
The new address is 2707 Artie Street SW Suite 6, Huntsville, 35805-4769.
“Relocating to larger quarters to better accomplish our preservation mission also fortunately made excellent fiscal sense,” [...]
As 2012 comes to a close, trail lovers have much for which to be thankful.
If you enjoyed the view from the Marion & Bill Certain Trail on Blevins Gap Preserve, picnicked with your family and watched migratory birds rest on the ponds at Harvest Square, or spent a moment of reflection at our environmental education [...]
181 hikers (and about 20 canine friends) enjoyed a beautiful Thanksgiving Day morning at the 19th Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike offered by the Land Trust and led by Executive Director Cynthia Potts. And, 30 hardy souls trekked back up the trail to the trailhead with staffer Kim Arnold.
Former Board member and [...]
In a first for Madison County, the Land Trust’s trail systems of Monte Sano, Wade Mountain, and Blevins Gap Nature Preserves were designated “National Recreation Trails” by US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on June 2, 2012. The National Recreation Trails program recognizes “exemplary trails of local and regional significance” across the nation.
“From Alabama to [...]
The Land Trust of North Alabama’s summer outdoor environmental education program “Tuesdays on the Trail” (TOTT) was recently honored by the Environmental Education Association of Alabama (EEAA) at the EEAA annual conference at McDowell Environmental Center as Alabama’s Best Community Environmental Education Project.
In order to promote and encourage the infusion of environmental education into Alabama [...]
The Land Trust Alliance (LTA) promotes voluntary private land conservation to benefit communities and natural systems. LTA is the national convener, strategist and representative of more than 1,700 land trusts across America.
Recognizing the importance of public confidence in land trusts, LTA established formal Standards and Practices in the 1980s. The Land Trust of North [...]