Upcoming Events

  • Wehle Open October 20-21

    Gate opens at 2 p.m. Friday for camping and closes at dark. Gate opens Saturday at 8 a.m. for open trails and fishing and closes at dark. Bank fishing permitted at Blue Heron Lake and Wood Duck Lake until 4 p.m. Checkout time for campers is 3 p.m. Sunday. Wehle Land Conservation Center

  • Darter Dash at Turkey Creek Oct. 21

    Birmingham Ultra Trail Society and Turkey Creek Nature Preserve are teaming up to host the Darter Dash 5K & 10K on Saturday, October 21. Register here 10K Registration: $35 5K Registration: $30 All proceeds go to fund educational programs at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve.

  • Coldwater Mountain Fat TireFest-Oct. 27-29

    Load up your bikes and bring the kids! The Third Annual FatTireFest base is at Zinn Park in downtown Anniston; shuttles are available all weekend from Zinn Park to Coldwater Mountain, and vice-versa. The Coldwater Mountain Forever Wild property contains 35 miles of trails. The weekend will include a skills clinic, races, bike vendors, food and drink.

  • Fort Toulouse Frontier Days Nov. 1-4

    Alabama Frontier Days focuses on demonstrating frontier life in the southeast during the period 1700-1820. The public can experience this living history as frontier trades and crafts are demonstrated by living historians in period correct costumes. The event takes place over four days, Wednesday to Saturday, from 9 AM to 4 PM each day. Admission charged: $8/adult and $7/child Fort Toulouse - Jackson Park 2521 W. Fort Toulouse Road Wetumpka, AL 36093 Forever Wild's purchase of 254 acres of upland pine-hardwood forest along the Alabama River serves as an addition to the Ft. Toulouse historic site.

  • Wehle Open November 3-4

    Gate opens at 2 p.m. Friday for camping and closes at dark. Gate opens Saturday at 8 a.m. for open trails and fishing and closes at dark. Bank fishing permitted at Blue Heron Lake and Wood Duck Lake until 4 p.m. Checkout time for campers is 3 p.m. Sunday. Wehle Land Conservation Center

  • Forever Wild Land Trust Board Meeting Nov. 9

    The next meeting of the Forever Wild Land Trust will take place at the 4-H Conference Center, 892 Four H Rd., Columbiana, Ala., 35051 Program updates will be given and the public will have the opportunity to address the board. Anyone needing special accommodations should call 334-242-3051 at least 72 hours before the meeting.

  • Wehle Open November 17-18

    Gate opens at 2 p.m. Friday for camping and closes at dark. Gate opens Saturday at 8 a.m. for open trails and fishing and closes at dark. Bank fishing permitted at Blue Heron Lake and Wood Duck Lake until 4 p.m. Checkout time for campers is 3 p.m. Sunday. Wehle Land Conservation Center