Fact Sheet Apr 14, 2021

Proposed Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area

Where the stories are as rich as the land

The Black Belt region of Alabama and the rivers that flow through it represent one of North America’s great centers of biological and cultural diversity. The region embraces the centers of forest and aquatic biodiversity in the United States, and its famously rich soils and landscapes had a profound impact on the culture, history and politics of this country.

Press Releases:

Rep. Sewell Introduces Black Belt National Heritage Area Act to Preserve Alabama’s Historic Black Belt Region and Secure Additional Funding

Shelby, Tuberville Introduce Legislation Establishing Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area

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