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General Purposes

Cahaba River Society

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Addressing the Freshwater Challenge
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2004–March 31, 2006
  • Location Birmingham, AL, United States
  • Geographic Focus Alabama

About this grant

The Cahaba River Society (CRS) is Alabama’s largest watershed conservation organization. It works with a diverse alliance of urban and suburban residents and businesses to restore and protect the Cahaba River watershed.Multiyear funding will enable CRS to implement an Upper Cahaba Watershed study; pursue environmental educational opportunities; encourage public investment in infrastructure; support efforts to restore water quality; help improve the capabilities of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management; and increase organizational capacity.Recently, activities included launching the Upper Cahaba Watershed study to develop solutions to protect the watershed while allowing for regional population growth.