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47. Turkey Creek-Thomas Tract
Date of Purchase: September 28, 2005
Location: Jefferson County
TURKEY CREEK-THOMAS TRACT in Jefferson County consists of 48 acres of mixed pine and hardwood forest along Turkey Creek. The tract is managed as a Nature Preserve and host=s passive recreational opportunities that will include hiking and nature photography. An $800,000 grant from the State Wildlife Grant Program permitted this purchase of unique habitats buffering the unique aquatic diversity within Turkey Creek. The tract is cooperatively managed with the Black Warrior Cahaba Rivers Land Trust, the City of Pinson, and local citizens groups supporting the conservation of the Turkey Creek Watershed.