Hike in Bankhead National Forest Nov. 2

Hike in Bankhead National Forest Nov. 2

Hike with Wild South in the Bankhead National Forest! Saturday, November 2 9:30 a.m. Warrior Mountains Trading Company Sign up HERE Tapsville Falls Leader:  Carroll Wilson Distance: 2 or 3 miles roundtrip Rating:  Moderate, off-trail Ages 8 and above welcome This hike will be in the n
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Forest Service Must Explore Road Alternatives at Fires Creek

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Following an appeal by conservation groups, the regional office of the U.S. Forest Service ruled that the Nantahala National Forest must consider alternative routes outside of a sensitive watershed to access a private development surrounded by Forest Service land in
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Global Frackdown event in Alabama

Wild South movie night! Global Frackdown Day of Action Saturday, October 19, 2013 Wild South’s Alabama office 5:30 – 7:45 p.m. RSVP Wild South is partnering with Food and Water Watch for Global Frackdown, a worldwide day of action against fracking. Join us in the Wild Sout
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National Parks shutdown counter

This counter keeps track of the economic impact of having our National Parks closed during the ongoing government shutdown.  This does not include the impact of having our National Forests closed, too!
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Conservation Alliance Awards Wild South $25,000

                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2013 Contact:  Ben Colvin, Wild South, (828) 258-2667   Local Non-Profit awarded Conservation Alliance grant for Wilderness in Tennessee   ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Wild South h
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Carolina Flying Squirrel

Carolina Northern Flying Squirrel  (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) By Sean Cheetham     The Carolina Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) is a subspecies of the more widely distributed Northern Flying Squirrel. This squirrel has a brownish-red coat along it
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Tennesse Wild at SEJ

Just in: Tennessee Wild and SouthWings will be offering a view of Tennessee’s Wilderness areas, existing and proposed, from the air and the ground as an independently organized opportunity for attendees at the Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference in Chattanooga
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Timber Rattlesnake

Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus Horridus) By: Sean Cheetham             The Timber Rattlesnake is a venomous thick bodied snake that can grow between 3 – 4.5 feet or more. Just like its desert cousin, the Timber Rattlesnake has a distinctive rattle at the end of its tail. The Timber Ratt
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Bankhead Trash Roundup and Picnic! Sept. 28

National Public Lands Day work project and picnic Saturday, September 28, 2013 8:30 a.m. Sipsey Recreation Area parking lot, Bankhead National Forest Come volunteer, socialize and feast with us as we celebrate our national forest!  Sign up HERE! Every year, Wild South volunteers come
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Wild South hike in Bankhead NF (AL) September 21

Our last hike of summer Parker Branch in the Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, September 21 9:00 a.m. Click HERE to sign up! Group size is strictly limited and advance sign-up is required Distance:  3.5 miles roundtrip Rating:  Moderately challenging, for experienced hikers only Leader:  Ja
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