Wild South believes that when citizens equip themselves with knowledge, skills and resources, they can change and improve the quality of their own lives and communities. One of the best ways for us to help communities become empowered is working at the grassroots level and partnering with a variety of groups. Below is a list of groups Wild South routinely works along with a list of businesses that support our work.
Appalachian VoicesWorking to protect and restore Appalachian forest ecosystems and communities by affecting public policy in relation to clean air, coal mining, public lands, and private forestry.
Cherokee Forest VoicesThe leading organization in East Tennessee to address issues related to the management of the Cherokee National Forest.
The Clinch CoalitionChanging the way the US Forest Service (USFS) manages the Jefferson National Forest in the High Knob area.
Georgia Forest WatchEstablished to monitor the management and impacts to the Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forests and other publicly owned lands in north and central Georgia, and to add to these lands from willing sellers.
Sierra ClubWork through its constituent chapters to celebrate, protect, and restore the biodiversity of the Southern Appalachian Highlands, and to educate the public about this valuable historic and natural resource.
Southern Environmental Law Center A multi-faceted organization that is leading several broad-based, regional conservation initiatives to strengthen environmental protection laws and policies throughout the South and beyond.
The Wilderness SocietyWorks to protect America’s wilderness and to develop a nation-wide network of wild lands through public education, scientific analysis and advocacy.
Virginia Forest WatchA grassroots coalition of individuals and environmental groups working to maintain and restore the natural ecology and biodiversity of woodlands across Virginia through education and citizen participation.
Western North Carolina AllianceA grassroots organization addressing critical environmental issues facing our mountain communities – issues that have local, regional, state, and national impact.