Forests For Life Program

Forests For Life Program

Our Native Birds is the theme for Wild South’s Forests For Life Program this year.  Throughout March, Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Ranger Daphne Moland presented a wildlife and bird program to students in the Lawrence County Indian Education Program in local public schools.
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Wild South’s Wildlife Ambassador Champions Amphibian Bill

Wild South is incredibly proud to welcome Rachel Hopkins as our first Wildlife Ambassador!  Rachel is a former winner of Wild South’s Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Award as Outstanding Youth in Conservation, and she is a highly knowledgeable, motivated and successful wildlife advo
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Bankhead Canyon Celebration Hike May 4

To celebrate the successful completion of Wild South’s Canyon Mapping Program, Wild South staff and guest experts in the fields of archaeology (Dr. Bruce Bizzocco) and geology (Dr. Jim Lacefield) led educational hikes in January and February 2013 to some of the canyons in the Bankhead
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Hikes in the Bankhead National Forest April 27

Wild South hikes in Bankhead National Forest Saturday, April 27 9:00 a.m. at  Warrior Mountains Trading Company Group sizes are limited and advance sign-up is required.  Click HERE to sign up! Pick your hike from these two great choices: Flint Creek Botanical Area and Indian Tomb Holl
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Woohoo! It’s trailwork time in Sipsey Wilderness

Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, April 20 8:30 a.m. Wild South office Sign up HERE Step-building on Trail 203 at Bunyan Hill Road and trail clearing This is physically demanding work that requires hiking in carrying all our tools.  No mechanized tools of any kind are a
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Earth Month events this weekend in North Alabama

This weekend, Wild South staff in Alabama will be participating in Earth Month events in Moulton and Florence.  Come see us! April 13 and 14, Saturday and Sunday, Alabama Chicken and Egg Festival, Moulton, Alabama April 13, Shoals Earth Day Festival, Florence, Alabama We hope to see y
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Spring has Sprung!

Spring has finally arrived to the Southern Appalachians and the wildflowers are beginning to emerge. Yesterday in Tennessee one of our hikers snapped this photo with several different blooms.  See if you can identify them all, answers below.       Answers: Trillium cuna
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Float the Sipsey with Wild South, April 13

For this Bankhead National Forest adventure, we are trading our hiking boots for boats! Bring your kayak or canoe and join us on Saturday, April 13 for a Sipsey float led by Wild South volunteer Carroll Wilson. Group size is limited, so sign up in advance by emailing  Janice. Distance
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Get to know the Pisgah National Forest

  You’re Invited! On April 17th at Second Gear in downtown Asheville join Wild South for a special presentation on the Pisgah National Forest. 6pm t0 8pm The Pisgah National Forest is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the country.  And its right here in our ba
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Celebrate Earth Week

  To celebrate Earth Day 2013 Wild South is hosting a series of fun events, outings, and workshops to enjoy  for the whole week leading up to Earth Day.  A calendar of events is listed below followed by a series of links to learn more about each  event. April 13th Linville Gorge
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