Alabama Forever Wild http://apr.org en Trust To Hold 3 Public Meetings On Forever Wild http://apr.org/post/trust-hold-3-public-meetings-forever-wild <p></p><p>Leaders of Alabama's Forever Wild Land Trust are holding a series of meetings to help plan the future of the program.</p><p>Officials are announcing plans for three public sessions to aid in the development of a long-range plan for the program, which purchases and preserves unspoiled acreage all over the state.</p><p>The first session will be held Jan. 23 in Huntsville, followed by a meeting on Feb. 20 in Spanish Fort and a final one in Birmingham on Feb. 27.</p><p>The main goal is to plan and discuss future land acquisitions by the program.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 21:34:29 +0000 The Associated Press 45037 at http://apr.org Trust To Hold 3 Public Meetings On Forever Wild Group Lists Environmental Gains for Alabama http://apr.org/post/group-lists-environmental-gains-alabama <DIV> <P>A group that promotes environmental awareness says Alabama made some big gains in 2012.</P> <P>The Green Resource Center for Alabama has released its 5th annual Green Progress Report. It says the extension of the Forever Wild land trust program was one of the state's top environmental achievements.</P> <P>Voters approved continuing the program in November. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 12:40:40 +0000 The Associated Press 22467 at http://apr.org Group Lists Environmental Gains for Alabama Ala. Amendment to Extend Forever Wild Approved http://apr.org/post/ala-amendment-extend-forever-wild-approved <P>Alabama voters decided Tuesday to extend the state's Forever Wild land preservation program for 20 years.</P> <P>The program, initially approved by voters in 1992, has secured more than 227,000 acres of land for public use through purchases or long-term leases. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:16:59 +0000 The Associated Press 20379 at http://apr.org Ala. Amendment to Extend Forever Wild Approved