Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness Feb. 18

Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness Feb. 18

  Wild South’s next Helping Hands volunteer workday in the Sipsey Wilderness will be Saturday, February 18.  Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.
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Turkey Creek Nature Preserve Clean Up Day

Today an army of volunteers and preserve rangers removed nearly 100 tires, 80+ bags of trash and countless random items from the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve.  Phenomenal teamwork!
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Volunteer Workday in Linville Gorge Wilderness, Jan. 29

Linville Gorge volunteers braved the cold today to carry the last cache of flood plain tires and trash miles south to the wilderness boundary.   (Photos: David Wheeler, Nicholas Massey, Kevin Massey)
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January Privet Pull

Today a tenacious team of volunteers pulled invasive privet and cleared deadfall in the Sipsey.
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Volunteer Workday in Linville Gorge Wilderness, Jan. 17

There must be something to it.  These people love their wilderness!  Volunteers picked up more tires and flood debris today in Linville Gorge.   (Photos: Nicholas Massey & Terry Smith)
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Privet-pulling wilderness workday, January 28!

Saturday, January 28, day two of our Winter Warmer Weekend. It’s not too early to sign up!  You can do that here:  janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166   Don’t miss out!  Be part of this important work of removing non-native invasive plants from our wilderness. And, if we
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Volunteer Workday in Linville Gorge Wilderness, Jan. 15

The team is at it again!  Today volunteers collected tires washed into the wilderness during a flood in the 1970’s.   (Photos: David Wheeler & Nicholas Massey)
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Wilderness Ranger Backpacking Trip

Every year on the weekend that coincides with the recognition of Martin Luther King Day, our Alabama Wilderness Volunteer Coordinator, Kim Waites, takes a group of our Volunteer Wilderness Rangers on a four day, three night backpacking trip to one of the three wilderness areas in AL.
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Two Wild South Hikes in Bankhead on Jan. 21

  Wild South hikes are normally held the first and last Saturday of the month.  This month, because of our Winter Warmer Weekend January 27 – 28, we are leading hikes on Saturday, January 21.  Keep reading, pick a hike and sign up! Choose from two hikes on January 21! For b
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Weesie Smith, a Wilderness Champion

Wild South’s  Women of the Sipsey campaign recognizes and honors the women who were so hugely instrumental in the establishment of the Sipsey Wilderness.  One of these heroines is Weesie Smith, who died peacefully at home on New Year’s Eve at the age of 89. Weesie was an e
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