Woohoo! It’s trailwork time in Sipsey Wilderness

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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Wildflower hike in Sipsey Wilderness, April 6

Thompson Creek Trail (Sipsey Wilderness Trail #206) Bankhead National Forest, Alabama Leader:  Botanist Kevin England Distance:  5 miles, round trip Rating:  Moderately challenging Meet-up time:  9:30 a.m. Meet-up location:  Warrior Mountains Trading Company 11312 AL Hwy 33, Moulton,
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Get Active! Volunteer with Wild South at Asheville Earth Day

April 20, 2013  – Wild  South is honored to be the nonprofit sponsor partner of Asheville Earth Day! We are happy to be part of making the annual event nearly zero waste and rooted to our community organizations and actions!  This year features The Infamous Stringdusters, Ruby V
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Flyfishing Clinic with Tennessee Wild

  The March 2013 women’s full day fly fishing clinic  was a home run!  With Big thanks to R & R Fly Fishing, we had a full clinic and a great time with friend, fish and fellowship. We expect to run another clinic this fall open to men and women, continuing to connect pe
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Conservation Award winners announced at 5th Annual Green Gala

ASHEVILLE, NC –Regional group announces Conservation Award winners at 5th Annual Green Gala. Wild South announced today the winners for its annual Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Awards. The awards honor outstanding conservation work in the South. “These awards recognize present day conse
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