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Star-Nosed Mole (Condylura cristata)

By Minshu Deng There are countless strange creatures in the animal kingdom, and the star-nosed mole is certainly one of those when it comes to appearances. With 22 fleshy, pink tentacles radiating out from it in a star-like pattern, the nose of this mole is one of the most uniquely specialized among animals. Some would…

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Wild Things Weekend 2013

This Labor Day weekend come out where the wild things are at the second annual Wild Things Weekend.  The event, sponsored by local conservation organization Wild South, will feature live animal shows and interactive exhibits from a wide range of outdoor businesses, environmental educators, and conservation groups. The event will be all day Saturday from…

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Volunteer in North Carolina!

Great opportunities to volunteer and help wild places and wild things — and meet great people! August 19, 2013 – Wristband Sales at Asheville’s Downtown After 5 August 31, 2013 – Wild Things Weekend Contact Ben.colvin@173.236.11.114 to volunteer!

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TN Wild in Action – July 2013

What a busy month in the Tennessee woods! During the month of July, Wild South/TN Wild supporters in united to hike, swim, snorkel, lobby, serve and spread their love for the wild! Dozens of trail miles were hiked in the Cherokee NF, rivers were explored to study hellbender salamanders and other wildlife, and hundreds of…

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Action in NC -July 2013

What a month! Just this month, Wild South supporters in NC have joined to hike, run, snorkel, serve and spread their love for the wild! We’re talking hundreds of hours of volunteer time, dozens of miles on trail, road and stream, and countless good efforts on behalf of our public lands in the South. To…

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Bankhead National Forest (AL) Hike, August 3

A mid-summer paradise on Sipsey. This land is your land. Come hike with us on August 3. Sign up HERE Low Pressure Bridge on Sipsey Fork, Bankhead NF Leaders:  Julia and Joe Bright Distance:  Approx. 2.5 miles Rating:  Moderately challenging All ages welcome Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required For thousands of…

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Sponsor the Wild South 5K Team at Bele Chere!

Donate HERE to support the Wild South 5K Team! The is our THIRD year running – the Wild South Bele Chere 5K running team! SPONSOR the team today – $5, $25, $50…sponsor at any level and you are supporting Wild South’s efforts to protect wild places and wild things across the South! Help us reach…

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BNF Herbicide Workshop

Bankhead National Forest To Host Herbicide Workshop So far in the restoration process, the Bankhead National Forest has used herbicides only in a limited way, mainly for the eradication of non-native invasive plant species.  The Forest Service would like to expand their use of herbicides as a management tool to achieve other objectives in the…

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Patagonia Awards $25,000 to Tennessee Wild Campaign

Wild South and the Tennessee Wild Campaign are very proud to partner with Patagonia to push in this legislative session, with Sen. Alexander leading the way, to deliver Wilderness in Tennessee for the first time in over 27 years. Patagonia has awarded the Tennessee Wild Campaign a $25,000 grant to protect headwaters, recreation, beauty and…

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Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness, July20

Join us for a day of hot fun in the Sipsey Wilderness! Saturday, July 20 Sipsey Wilderness Trail #207 8:30 a.m. at the Wild South office Sign up HERE! Trail 207 runs from north to south and the southern portion follows Braziel, then Borden, Creek.  Since it’s July and it’s Alabama, we are sticking with…

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