Archive for November 2012

Winter Warmer Dec. 5th

Wild South is delighted to invite you to join us at a special event celebrating a successful 2012.  Come on out to Second Gear and join us for an evening of fellowship. You can RSVP via Facebook here. [frame src=”http://wildsouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Winter-Warmer.png” width=”800″ height=”IMAGE_HEIGHT” lightbox=”on” title=”IMAGE_TITLE” align=”left” ]  

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Worst Congress for Wilderness Ever?

The 112th Congress has been called the Do-Nothing Congress. Don’t let them do nothing for wilderness this year! Worst Congress for Wilderness In 1964, the 88th Congress set aside more than 100 million acres of pristine wild lands as wilderness… Since then, just about every single Congress has added precious new places to the map……

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Revision of Nantahala-Pisgah Management Plan

 ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2012 – Kristin Bail, forest supervisor of the USDA Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina, today announced that the agency is beginning the formal process of revising the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan (the Plan). The Plan will guide management of the Nantahala and Pisgah…

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Wild Things! Program

During the school year, Wild South provides a wide range of activities focusing on “wild lives and wild things”. From school presentations, to special community events, Wild South’s Wild Things! programs stress up close contact with live animals along with other wildlife/outdoor educational and enjoyable experiences for all ages. Close encounters and expert presenters will put…

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Linville Gorge Project

Wild South is working on a project in Linville Gorge Wilderness to remove nonnative invasive plant species. We received a grant from TogetherGreen which is a grant program funded by Toyota and administered by the National Audubon Society.  Wild South was one of 40 grant recipients across the country to do an innovative conservation project. We are…

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Putting boots on the ground in the Cherokee National Forest

By Chris Dortch Published Sunday, November 18th 2012 Director of Tennessee Wild Jeff Hunter shows a stunning waterfall to Nooga.com writer Chris Dortch during a recent hike in the Cherokee National Forest. “It’s my job to connect people to the land,” said Hunter. (Photo: Jeff Guenther) TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn. — On a flawless day in…

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Deltec Homes to Market App State Student-Designed Home

By: Leigha Dickens, Deltec Homes Green Building Coordinator At Deltec Homes, we continue to take Green Building seriously and are taking innovative steps! As of late September, we have signed an agreement with Appalachian State University (ASU) to manufacture the Solar Homestead–a net-zero, and yes, square home designed by professors and students in ASU’s Building Technology department. The Solar Homestead was one of twenty home designs…

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Restoration Partnership in NC

Partnership Restores Hundreds of Acres in Grandfather Ranger District  NEBO, N.C., Nov. 14, 2012 – Kristin Bail, forest supervisor of the U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina, today announced that a coalition of conservation organizations helped to restore hundreds of acres across the Grandfather Ranger District by treating invasive plants and performing other work…

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