Alabama Forever Wild program

Forever Wild
3:34 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Trust To Hold 3 Public Meetings On Forever Wild

Leaders of Alabama's Forever Wild Land Trust are holding a series of meetings to help plan the future of the program.
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Leaders of Alabama's Forever Wild Land Trust are holding a series of meetings to help plan the future of the program.

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.

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.

The main goal is to plan and discuss future land acquisitions by the program.

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Science & Health
6:40 am
Thu December 27, 2012

Group Lists Environmental Gains for Alabama

Green Resource Center
birmingham365.org

A group that promotes environmental awareness says Alabama made some big gains in 2012.


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.


Voters approved continuing the program in November. The 20-year-old program has let the state buy 220,000 acres of land to be used for hunting, fishing, bird watching and other activities.

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Politics & Government
6:45 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Ala. Voters to Decide on 11 Statewide Amendments

Amendment 1 asks Ala. voters whether to continue a 20-year-old program that has allowed the state to buy 220,000 acres of public land to be used for hunting, fishing, birding and other activities.

Voters in Alabama will do more Tuesday than elect a president and several state officials, they will vote on 11 proposed constitutional amendments.


Arguably the most debated amendment is No. 4. It's the second time lawmakers have attempted to remove racist language from the 1901 Constitution that allowed separate schools and poll taxes. But black legislators have opposed the measure saying it leaves an amendment that says Alabama children have no right to an education.

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