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51. Bayou Sara Tract
Date of Purchase: March 31, 2006
Location: Mobile County; Township 3S, Range 1W, portion of Section 1; Township 2S, Range 1W, portions of Section 35 & 36
BAYOU SARA TRACT ADDITION (Dedicated by Forever Wild Resolution as the Tom Roush Nature Preserve, Recreation Area, and Wildlife Management Area) in Mobile County consists of 232 acres of wetlands and uplands adjoining the Jacinto Port Tract (purchase # 37) within the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. In partnership with the Alabama Forestry Commission and the Forever Wild Program, an additional 452 acres of upland and wetland forest habitat were acquired by the State Lands Division through a $1.2 Million U.S. Forest Service Forest Legacy grant.