For over thirty years, we have provided recreation opportunities to people with our naturalist-guided canoe tripsand our work with the Cahaba Blueway water trail.
We organize hands-on volunteer service projects including river clean ups, forest restoration projects, and outdoor classroom planning for civic, business, school, and church groups so that they can clean up the River and restore forests. Contact Education Director Gordon Black to schedule a project.
Delivered 82 river and classroom educational programs to 41 institutions in 2018 through the
The Shane Hulsey CLEAN Environmental Education Program, serving 1,841 people,
45% of whom are people of color, with over 37,000 total people served since the program
began in 1996.
Worked with partners toward the 2018 official launch of the Cahaba Blueway water
trail, helping to secure partners and funds and with the development of river access in
Jefferson, Shelby, and Bibb Counties.
Led 29 volunteer work days with over 700 participants in the last 2 ½ years, providing hands-on opportunities to connect with the Cahaba while building knowledge and stewardship commitment
Launched “Project Tarobliteration” to root out invasive taro plants from Cahaba riverbanks
and Cahaba Lily habitat. Click here to read more about “Project Tarobliteration” and invasive taro on the Cahaba River.