Ground Hog Day Hike for kids and families in Bankhead NF! Feb. 2

Ground Hog Day Hike for kids and families in Bankhead NF! Feb. 2

Hike in Bankhead National Forest (Alabama) for kids and families Saturday, February 2 9:30 a.m. Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required:  janice@wildsouth.org.  Adults bringing children and teens will have priority on the sign-up list. Leader:  Janice Barrett Distance: 
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Our Position on Linville Gorge Burns

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Wild South supports the use of prescribed fire in the Linville Gorge Wilderness and adjacent lands for the following reasons: 1) Linville Gorge is a fire adapted ecosystem, unique to the area, with several fire dependent species and plant communities. These plant communities are in de
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A Guide to the New Website

We hope you are enjoying the new Wild South website.  The new format allows us to interact with you in a variety of ways that we hope will enhance your experience and connection with our work and the wild places you treasure.  Here is a quick guide to getting the most out of your expe
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National Day of Service 2013

On Saturday, January 19th Wild South took one of our largest volunteer crews ever out into the Sipsey Wilderness to give back to the public lands that give us so much. Joined by the Asheville, NC staff we lead three crews working to remove invasive species and clear trails. Below are
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An Evening with Wild South – January 18, 2013

Join us for some great food, drink, and tales of the woods! Can’t wait for our annual get-together and reception in Moulton, Alabama! RSVP by emailing Janice or call 256-974-6166
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Sipsey Wilderness work day Jan. 19

Helping Hands Volunteer Work Day Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, January 19, 2013 8:30 a.m. at the Wild South office Privet pulling on Thompson Creek Trail (#206) Trail clearing on the Lookout Trail (#203) Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org It’s still winter and there’s still pri
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Comments Needed on Courthouse Project

Please take a moment to let the Forest Service hear from you.  A treasure landscape in the Pisgah needs your help.  Important natural areas, rare species, and recreational opportunities are all being threatened by a huge logging project.  Click here to take action today!
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Volunteer Work Day in Sipsey Wilderness, Sat. Dec. 15

On November 17, Wild South volunteers tackled a huge privet population and blown-down trees along and on Sipsey Wilderness Trail #206 on Thompson Creek.  Thank you, privet warriors and crosscut team! Now, let’s do it again. Wild South’s Helping Hands Volunteer Workday in t
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TN Wild Intern answers, “Why Wilderness?”

Recently we asked our TN Wild Interns to discuss their experience organizing communities and lobbying Congress to protect nearly 20,000 acres of Wilderness in the Cherokee National Forest.  Learn more about our campaign and take action by contacting your Senators today and urge them t
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Time is running out for Wilderness

Very important! Time is running out for some two-dozen wilderness bills pending in Congress, including the Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2011 (S.1090). Together, these pieces of legislation would safeguard more than 2 million acres of our nation’s most amazing wild places, including 19,
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