News From Wild South – October 2016 E-Zine

News From Wild South – October 2016 E-Zine

Dear supporter, As autumn broadcasts her splendor in the forests and public lands we hold dear, I hope that you will take the time to get outside and enjoy the beauty of this colorful season.  Look out over a mountain vista, hike to a waterfall, traverse a stream, track a migrating ra
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The Fight for Red Wolf Survival Continues

In a recent development in the fight to continue recovery efforts of the red wolf in the wild, four of the five conservation scientists who drafted the Population Viability Analysis (PVA) for the red wolf have declared that their findings were misinterpreted by the US Fish and Wildlif
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Welcome Wild South’s Newest Wilderness Rangers!

On October 1st and 2nd, twenty Wild South volunteers received their initial training preparing them to work as Volunteer Wilderness Rangers in Alabama’s three wilderness areas. Several of our veteran VWRs were present as well to offer the benefit of their knowledge and experienc
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Hikes in the Bankhead National Forest, Oct. 29

Sign up for a Wild South hike in the Bankhead National Forest or Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, October 29 9:00 a.m. at Warrior Mountains Trading Company 11312 AL Hwy. 33, Moulton, AL SIGN UP at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Advance sign-up is required to keep group sizes limite
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Wild South Photo Contest Rules

FIRST ANNUAL WILD SOUTH OUTDOOR PHOTO CONTEST   OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES & SUBMISSION GUIDELINES   OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES   All entrants must submit a completed contest entry form with their photo(s). This contest is open to everyone except for Wild South staff and board of director
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Hike in Bankhead National Forest, August 6

Wild South hike in the Bankhead National Forest Saturday, August 6 Warrior Mountains Trading Company 9:30 a.m. Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Groups size is limited and advance sign-up is required. Destination:  Fall Creek Falls, Sipsey Wilderness Leader:  Janice Ba
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Hike in Bankhead National Forest, July 30

Hike with Wild South in the Bankhead National Forest! Saturday, July 30 Warrior Mountains Trading Company 9:00 a.m. Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required. Destination:  To be decided according to rainfall and temperatur
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Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness, July 16

Join Wild South for a volunteer workday in the Sipsey Wilderness, Saturday, July 16 8:30 a.m. Wild South office, 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 Sipsey Wilderness Trail 207 on the eastern side of the wilderness is targeted for our
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Hike in Bankhead National Forest, June 25

Join Wild South on a hike in the Bankhead National Forest in northwest Alabama Saturday, June 25 9:00 a.m. Warrior Mountains Trading Company Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required. Destination:  Sougahoagdee Falls Leader
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Chattanooga conservationist Jim Pfitzer joins Wild South

Wild South is pleased to announce that Chattanooga native Jim Pfitzer has joined the Tennessee Wild team working to protect Tennessee’s wildest places by passing the Tennessee Wilderness Act. Jim brings to the job a lifetime of passion for the conservation of wild places and a strong
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