Regional Nonprofit Work to Keep the Wild in Wilderness

Regional Nonprofit Work to Keep the Wild in Wilderness

By Terry Deal Everyone has reasons why they love living in southern Appalachia. Easy access to wilderness and the beauty and solace of wild places tend to top the list. We are fortunate to have so many opportunities nearby to explore treasured forests and enjoy abundant and varied wil
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Southern Exposure Film Screening

Join Wild South for an evening of fellowship and film! This screening is our second of a monthly screening of films that inspire and educate the public on important environmental issues and timeless environmental heroes. We will screen Southern Exposure’s 2014 films. We selected
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Trashy Tuesdays in the Bankhead National Forest

In an effort to continue conservation on public lands, Wild South has adopted five miles of highway that borders the Sipsey Wilderness in the Bankhead National Forest. In a partnership with PALS and ALDOT (People Against a Littered State and Alabama Department of Transportation, respe
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Helping Hands March/April 2017

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, Wild South hosts a volunteer work day in the Sipsey Wilderness. Over winter, we generally pull privet along Thompson Creek. Then our focus shifts to other projects that need attention. In March, we had our last privet pulling day of the season. In A
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Bankhead Hikes March/April 2017

In March and April, Wild South led several hikes in the Bankhead National Forest. Volunteer hike leaders took us to Soughahoagdee Falls, Holmes Chapel Falls, Collier Creek and Indian Tomb Hollow. Wild South leads free hikes on the first and last Saturdays of every month, weather permi
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Indian Tomb Hollow Hike April 29

  Springtime would not be complete without a trip to Indian Tomb Hollow Saturday, April 29 9:00 a.m. Meet at the Wild South office. 552 Lawrence Street on the square in downtown Moulton. Group size is limited, advance sign-up required: kim@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166. ¬†Please i
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Volunteer workday in Sipsey Wilderness, April 15

Helping Hands Volunteer Workday Trail maintenance on Sipsey Wilderness Trail 207 Saturday, April 15 8:30 a.m. at the the Wild South office, 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, AL Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 We will walk trail as a through-hike to trim out encroaching veg
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Wild South Celebrates Earth Day

Wild South Celebrates Earth Day Saturday, April 22 Join Wild South for a special Earth Day hike at Brushy Lake in the Bankhead National Forest. We will be using a popular data collection app, iNaturalist, to identify and document the species we find. Download and have it ready but not
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Aldo Leopold Green Fire Film Screening

Join Wild South for an evening of fellowship and film! This Earth month we kick off our first in a monthly screening of films that inspire and educate the public on important environmental issues and timeless environmental heroes. We will screen The Green Fire, a documentary on the li
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Hikes in Bankhead National Forest, April 1

Get outside and explore YOUR forest! Two hikes to choose from on April 1 9:30 a.m. Warrior Mountains Trading Company at 11312 Alabama Hwy. 33, Moulton, Alabama Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 and leave your phone number, which hike you prefer and number in your group.
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