The State Lands Division is charged with the management of State-owned Trust Lands and other State-owned real property. This involves the administering various leases and land management practices to generate revenue for the respective trusts.
Since it was established by constitutional amendment in 1992, the Forever Wild Land Trust has purchased more than 240,000 acres of land for public use. The State Lands Division administers the Forever Wild Land Trust
Natural Heritage Program
The Alabama Natural Heritage Section is a program of the State Lands Division specifically charged with maintaining a current and historic understanding of the natural wonders of Alabama. It also provides support to Alabama’s Forever Wild Program.