Coastal Access Toolkit

Case Study: Taxation

Acquisition Used to Provide Access: Boating Access Program

The Alabama Forever Wild Program, established in 1992, is managed by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and supported by public funds including those from the purchase of car tags. The program has purchased over 248,088 acres for public protection and recreation, including tracts of the Alabama-Tensaw Delta, Weeks Bay, and Bayou Canot. Tracts are managed in accordance with a multiple use philosophy: for preservation of nature, recreation, state parks, and wildlife management. To increase access to waterways, the Bartram Canoe Trail was created. This 200-mile long trail offers canoeists and kayakers with put-ins, take-outs, and camping sites and floating platforms. More information can be found here.

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Acquiring and Transferring Access

Land Trusts

Plan and Zone for Access

Using Tax Policy for Access

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Acquiring Access

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