Endangered Species

Thanks to Our 2016 Interns!

What do you get when you combine Wild South, passion for conservation, and a horde of interns? A whole lot of work done. We had set many goals for this summer that would have been extremely difficult to finish with our staff alone, but thanks to the hard work of our interns we were ab
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2016 Internship Program: Training the Next Generation of Conservation Scientists

by Morgan Harris, Associate Conservation Biologist Wild South is starting a new, exciting chapter with the introduction of our Conservation Science Program focused on preserving biodiversity in the South. This program is a collaboration between Wild South’s new Associate Conserv
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8th Annual Wild South Green Gala Announces Red Wolf Author DeLene Beeland As Keynote Speaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2016 Contact: Hannah Morgan Development and Communications Coordinator Wild South (828) 258-2667 (office) (434) 409-4523 (cell) hannah@wildsouth.org ASHEVILLE, NC – This year’s Wild South Green Gala will feature keynote speaker, DeLene Beeland, Ashevil
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Choosing Extinction: An Inconvenient Species

Choosing Extinction: An Inconvenient Species By Taylor Barnhill Last spring, North Carolina’s Wildlife Resources Commission petitioned the US Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) to end its red wolf reintroduction program and to declare the red wolf extinct in the wild. The FWS is
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Pisgah Brewing Releases Hellbender Beer to Support Wild South

Contacts: Hannah Morgan Development and Communications Coordinator Wild South (828) 258-2667 (office) (434) 409-4523 (cell) hannah@wildsouth.org Benton C. Wharton Events/PR Director, Pisgah Brewing Company (843) 345 6365 benton@pisgahbrewing.com Pisgah is set to release their popular
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Wild South’s Campaign for Wildlife and Wilderness Champions

Wild South Invites YOU to be a Wildlife and Wilderness Champion Donate – Become A Champion Today This fall, Wild South is launching our Campaign for Wildlife and Wilderness Champions. Our mission is to inspire people to enjoy, value and protect the wild character and natural legacy of
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Help Alabama’s Butterflies!

Help Alabama’s Butterflies! Exciting plans are underway to launch the Alabama Butterfly Atlas, a user-friendly website that will initially contain 50,000+ observational records as well as photographs, flight charts, life history, habitat, and gardening information. The Butterfly Atlas
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Howl for the Red Wolf!

In a tragic turn, the USFWS has bowed to pressure from the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) and has suspended the Red Wolf Recovery Program despite public outcry.  We must raise our voice again and howl with the wolves! If you believe in the rights of species to exists, the in
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NCWRC Takes Aim at Red Wolves

NC Wildlife Resources Commission Takes Aim at Red Wolves The red wolf (Canis rufus) is one of the world’s most endangered canids. Once common throughout the eastern and southcentral United States, red wolf populations were decimated by the early part of the 20th Century as a res
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