Restoration Monitoring Tour, March 27

Restoration Monitoring Tour, March 27

Restoration Monitoring Tour Bankhead National Forest Wild South, the Bankhead Liaison Panel and the Bankhead District of the US Forest Service will be conducting this year’s first restoration monitoring tour on Wednesday, March 27.  As always, the public is invited to join our r
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Bankhead National Forest hike, March 30

First hikes of Springtime! Saturday, March 30  9:00 a.m. Warrior Mountains Trading Company Group size is limited, advance sign-up required: e-mail us or 256-974-6166. Two hikes to choose from! Sipsey Wilderness Trail #203 (The Lookout Trail) Leader:  Julia Bright Distance:  3.75 ̵
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Volunteer Work Day in Sipsey Wilderness, March 16

Saturday, March 16 8:30 a.m. at the Wild South office Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 This may be our last chance until next fall to pull Chinese privet before leaves emerge, so we will continue our work on the Thompson Creek trail (#206).  We will hike in 2.5 miles, c
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Ancient Cherokee Trail System Restored for Today’s Generation

Ancient Cherokee trail system restored for today’s generation By Jenni Frankenberg Veal Published Sunday, March 3rd 2013 at Nooga.com American Indian trails once wove throughout the North American landscape, following the contours of the land to connect communities and provide trade r
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Ancient Cherokee trail system restored for today’s generation

Great Article from Jenny Veal at Nooga.com. See the whole story HERE With guidance provided by the Tribal Heritage Preservation Office of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the nonprofit organization Wild South and its partners have mapped more than 1,000 miles of Cherokee trails t
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Support Wild South with Local Deals

Western North Carolina supporting Wild South! You Get We Give is a local deals group- discounts on business in dining, travel, outdoor adventure, ..almost anything. And the best part – at check out, you can select Wild South and 10% of the purchase is donated to Wild South’
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The Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests Need Your Voice.

The U.S. Forest Service is in the process of revising the management plan for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. Collaboration with the public is a vital part of the process. When completed, the plan will guide management of the two national forests for approximately 15 years.
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Announced-5th Annual Conservation Awards Nominee Finalists

***See Past Green Gala Information and Award Recipients HERE PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release – February 22, 2013 Contacts: Benjamin Colvin: 828-258-2667,  ben.colvin@wildsouth.org   Local Group Announces 5th Annual Conservation Awards Nominees ASHEVILLE, NC – Regional environ
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Bankhead NF hike for kids and families, March 2

On Saturday, March 2, Wild South staff will lead a family-friendly hike in the Bankhead National Forest. Bankhead Hike for Kids and Families Saturday, March 2 9:30 a.m. Distance:  Under 2.5 miles Rating:  Moderately easy Leader:  Janice Barrett All ages Group size is limited and advan
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Wild South Hike in the Bankhead National Forest (AL), Feb. 23

   Group size is limited and hikers must sign up in advance at janice@wildsouth.org. Sougahoagdee Falls Saturday, Feb. 23    9:00 a.m. Hike distance:  4.5 miles roundtrip Rating:  Moderate Leader:  Janice Barrett Ages 10 and over On this Brushy Creek hike, expect an abundance of
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