Wilderness Skills Institute Scholarships

Wilderness Skills Institute Scholarships

Are you a Wild South Volunteer Wilderness Ranger? If so, the Wilderness Skills Institute is for you.  This premiere learning opportunity brings wilderness stewards from across the region together for two weeks of intensive hands-on learning and education. Once again the Institute will
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Top 10 Endangered Places Feature Wild South Efforts

For the fith year now the Southern Environmental Law Center has released their Top 10 List of Endangered Places. Wild South has been working with the Law Center to protect three of these ten treasured landscapes. These include: 1) AL’s Talladega National Forest, 2) TN’s Go
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Bankhead National Forest Liaison Panel Meeting, Feb. 7

The next meeting of the Bankhead Liaison Panel will be held Thursday, February 7, 2013.  The meeting will begin at 6:00 PM at the First National Bank in Double Springs, AL.  The First National Bank is located on Highway 278 across from Jack’s Restaurant. The meeting topics will includ
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Bankhead National Forest Canyon Celebration Hikes: Feb. 9

  To celebrate the successful completion of Wild South’s Canyon Mapping Program, Wild South staff and guest experts in the fields of archaeology, geology and aquatic biology will lead a series of educational hikes in 2013 to some of the canyons in the Bankhead National Forest tha
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Settlement Agreement Throws Lifeline to Endangered Woodpecker

Settlement Agreement Throws Lifeline to Endangered Woodpeckers on Mississippi’s Noxubee Wildlife Refuge BROOKSVILLE, Miss.— Two conservation groups and a long-time volunteer have reached landmark settlement agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that will lead to bett
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Volunteer Workday in Bankhead NF (AL), Feb. 16

Glade restoration at Indian Tomb Hollow Saturday, February 16   9:00 a.m. at the Wild South office or 9:30 at the glade Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org. The entrance to Indian Tomb Hollow on Alexander Motorway in the Bankhead National Forest is a limestone glade.  In 2005, Wild South
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Ground Hog Day Hike for kids and families in Bankhead NF! Feb. 2

Hike in Bankhead National Forest (Alabama) for kids and families Saturday, February 2 9:30 a.m. Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required:  janice@wildsouth.org.  Adults bringing children and teens will have priority on the sign-up list. Leader:  Janice Barrett Distance: 
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Our Position on Linville Gorge Burns

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Wild South supports the use of prescribed fire in the Linville Gorge Wilderness and adjacent lands for the following reasons: 1) Linville Gorge is a fire adapted ecosystem, unique to the area, with several fire dependent species and plant communities. These plant communities are in de
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A Guide to the New Website

We hope you are enjoying the new Wild South website.  The new format allows us to interact with you in a variety of ways that we hope will enhance your experience and connection with our work and the wild places you treasure.  Here is a quick guide to getting the most out of your expe
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National Day of Service 2013

On Saturday, January 19th Wild South took one of our largest volunteer crews ever out into the Sipsey Wilderness to give back to the public lands that give us so much. Joined by the Asheville, NC staff we lead three crews working to remove invasive species and clear trails. Below are
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