MS Wilderness Rangers Highlighted by National Forest Foundation!

MS Wilderness Rangers Highlighted by National Forest Foundation!

June 2013- Wild South’s Mississippi Wilderness Rangers have been highlighted in the Summer-Fall 2013 issue of “Your National Forests”, the National Forest Foundation’s Magazine! Working in the often-neglected Black Creek Wilderness and Leaf Wilderness, the rang
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NC Amphibian Bill Passed!

Wild South’s Wildlife Ambassador, 14 year old Rachel Hopkins, led the campaign to name official state symbols – State Salamander, the Marbled Salamander, and State Frog, the Pine Barrens Tree Frog. On June 19, 2013, the bill (HB830) passed Senate vote and will be signed in
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Tennessee Wild Gains Support!

June 2013-The Tennessee Wild Campaign that will add 20,000 acres of Wilderness to the Cherokee National Forest in TN requires the support of diligent, passionate and determined people…and that’s JUST what we’ve got, thanks to YOU!  At Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga and
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Get to know the GNSA

This summer Wild South is ramping up our  Campaign  to protect 25,500 acres of some of the most spectacular scenery in Western North Carolina.  Stretching from Grandfather Mountain along the Blue Ridge Parkway to Highway 321 sits the proposed Grandfather National Scenic Area (GNSA). W
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Home Sweet Home for Hellbenders

  by Arianne Messerman Hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) are the largest salamanders in North America, and the only representatives of the family Cryptobranchidae outside of Asia. These fully aquatic titans live in cool, clean mountain streams and rivers throughout Appal
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Trail Work Day in Sipsey Wilderness, June 15

  Join us on Saturday, June 15 at 8:30 a.m. as we pick up where we left off June 1 on Sipsey Wilderness Trail 203 (Bankhead NF, Alabama). Sign up HERE We will hike in 1.1 mile from the eastern end of the trail on the Old Northwest Road and come out the same way, so that’s a
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Bama-Brewed fundraiser in Asheville, NC

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Wild South Interns Studying Hellbender Populations

Using innovative designs for “Hellbender Huts” made of concrete using wooden molds, Wild South interns will learn more about Hellbender reproductive behavior and populations. Elusive and ancient Eastern Hellbender salamanders are the largest salamander in the entire wester
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Wild South’s “Brewnion” Supporting Public Lands

The Brewing Community continues to show their fantastic support for public lands protection and Wild South.  We all agree that clean, safe public lands and waters produce better products, offer wilder experiences, and allow us to all enjoy the places we hold so dear.See the events com
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Introducing Wild South’s Cherokee Trails-Google Earth project!

This is the first video of our Cherokee Indian Trails work in Western North Carolina in partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Wild South hero, Lamar Marshall, has contributed volumes of his Indian Trails work and in collaboration with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indi
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