Cahaba River Watershed

The Cahaba River Water­shed is unique among North Amer­i­can rivers, with a greater diver­sity of fish species for its size than any other river. It is a crit­i­cal habi­tat for eight endan­gered species of mus­sels and con­tains the largest remain­ing pop­u­la­tion of the shoals spi­der (Cahaba) lily. The Cahaba River flows through the largest met­ro­pol­i­tan area in Alabama, afford­ing tremen­dous oppor­tu­ni­ties for out­door recre­ation and envi­ron­men­tal education.

Click here to read about the Fresh­wa­ter Land Trust’s efforts along Shades Creek.

The Fresh­wa­ter Land Trust is work­ing to con­tinue efforts to pre­serve sites along the Cahaba River Water­shed. Please stay tuned for more information…