ALLEN APPOINTED TO FOREVER WILD BOARD
Choctaw County Farmers Federation President Leo Allen has been appointed as a member of the Forever Wild Land Trust Board of Trustees.
The appointment was made by outgoing Alabama Speaker of the House of Representatives Seth Hammett, D-Andalusia.
Allen will represent the southern district for the board and will serve a six-year term.
The Forever Wild Program was established in 1992 by constitutional amendment to provide for the purchase of public recreational lands. The program has purchased lands for general recreation, nature preserves, additions to Wildlife Management Areas and state parks. Currently, the board is focusing on acquisitions in central Alabama. Eighty-one (81) tracts totaling 221,817 acres located throughout the state have been acquired through the program.