Posts tagged with: Land Trust of North Alabama

6 Signs You’re in Love with the Rocket City

6 Signs You’re in Love with the Rocket City

6 Signs You’re in Love with the Rocket City Admit it, Huntsville’s a pretty amazing city and you kind of have a crush on it.  The Rocket City has a Saturn V in its skyline, the most craft breweries in the state and Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, the largest privately owned arts facility in […]

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Bat Cave at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Bat Cave at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

To the Bat Cave Part of the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge system, Sauta Cave is home to an estimated 300,000-400,000 endangered Gray and Indiana bats.  Located on 264 acres of hardwood forest and adjacent to a wide section of Sauty Creek, these bats emerge nightly during the warm seasons and consume a BILLION insects each night. […]

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[VLOG]: Staying Cool in Huntsville

[VLOG]: Staying Cool in Huntsville

      Hi guys! Katie here again. It’s no secret that Alabama summers are hot, but who wants to spend the whole season indoors? I know I sure don’t. In this video, I’ll show you a few ways to keep you staying cool in the Huntsville heat that don’t involve staying inside.   Suzy’s […]

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North Alabama Rocket Trail

North Alabama Rocket Trail

J.R.R. Tolkien wrote, “Not all those who wander are lost,”  but Bugs Bunny also knew he should have taken that “left turn at Albuquerque.” If you’re an explorer like me, you enjoy seeking out locations and experiences that speak to all that you love to see and do. Good news for you, and me, is […]

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Harvest Square Nature Preserve: a Natural Beauty

Harvest Square Nature Preserve: a Natural Beauty

Creating a beautiful, inviting outdoor space like the Harvest Square Nature Preserve takes passion and dedication. Harvest Square Nature Preserve has been a community effort to bring a small jewel to northern Madison County.  Aronov Realty Management donated the 69-acre property to the Land Trust of North Alabama in 2009. With the support of public […]

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[VLOG]: Top 6 Tourist Spots in Madison County

[VLOG]: Top 6 Tourist Spots in Madison County

Hi everyone! Katie here. May is National Travel & Tourism Month, so I’m sharing my top six tourist spots in Madison County.   1. Big Spring Park/Downtown Fittingly, our first stop is the Big Spring, which is where Huntsville founder John Hunt settled in 1805. There is no shortage of things to do in Big […]

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3 Huntsville Outdoor Favorites For Every Type of Nature Lover

3 Huntsville Outdoor Favorites For Every Type of Nature Lover

Huntsville is a city of many wonders.  What’s not to like about combining advanced technology, great local food and plenty of outdoor sceneries in one city?  When I was asked to choose some of my favorite outdoor spots in honor of the #iHeartHsv campaign, I had a tough time narrowing them down because of all the great options […]

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Best Places to See Fall Colors in Huntsville, Alabama

Best Places to See Fall Colors in Huntsville, Alabama

  There’s a lot to enjoy about fall — cooler temperatures, seasonal foods and coffees, pumpkins and mums, and of course the beauty of the leaves as they morph into a collage of bright yellows, vivid oranges and flaming reds!   So where in Huntsville, Alabama are the best places to view the brilliant hues […]

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Enjoy a Hike, a Concert or Both with The Land Trust of North Alabama

Enjoy a Hike, a Concert or Both with The Land Trust of North Alabama

      Hey everyone! Katie here with another vlog for iHeartHsv.com. Today, I’m spending some time on the Land Trust of North Alabama’s property. The Land Trust of North Alabama maintains more than 40 miles of beautiful trails in Huntsville alone, and a total of 6,000+ acres in Madison, Jackson, Limestone, and DeKalb Counties. […]

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Bike the Mountains of Huntsville: 5 must-try locations

Bike the Mountains of Huntsville: 5 must-try locations

By Nicole Castle Brookus Coming to Huntsville?  You’re going to want to bring your mountain bike. With both Wade Mountain and Monte Sano Mountain in our backyard, Madison County offers mountain bike trails that please riders with novice through elite skill sets.  Most of our trails are shady and cool. All are beautiful. Wade Mountain […]

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