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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release – May 12, 2014 Contact: Benjamin Colvin: 828-258-2667 ben.colvin@wildsouth.org ASHEVILLE, NC –The Conservation Alliance Outstanding Partnership Award highlights collaboration of Eagles Nest Outfitters and Wild South, reaching thousands to advocate for the protection of Southern wild places. Eagles Nest Outfitters, Black Diamond Equipment and The Forest Group were the selected winners of…

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Thank you, thank you, thank you! Your purchase shows your pride in what we do and your support is incredible! Wild South is the voice of our public lands and because we stand united, we continue to see major milestones reached – wilderness preserved, wild animals saved, cultural resources protected and people like you connected to…

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How awesome are Wild South volunteers? In April alone: NC: Earth Day (dozens of volunteers, PILES of trash removed from rivers and roads), Moogfest (110 volunteers, thousands of dollars raised for forest protection),  Linville Gorge (dozens of volunteers and numerous populations of invasives pulled) AL: Volunteer Wilderness Rangers, hikes and trail work -(dozens of miles…

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  Wilderness expansion would be a huge win for Tennessee Johnson City Press Monday, April 28, 2014 Legislation to designate additional acreage in the Cherokee National Forest as wilderness areas has passed a crucial first test in Congress. As Erwin Bureau Chief Brad Hicks has reported, the TennesseeWilderness Act was approved by the U.S. Senate’s Agriculture, Nutrition and…

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  Celebrate Wilderness! Helping Hands volunteer work day on Sipsey Wilderness trail 209 (Sipsey River Trail) May 17, 2013 8:30 a.m. Wild South office SIGN UP! All hands will be put to work on Trail 209 as we remove fallen trees from the trail.  Crosscutters needed!  If you’re not a crosscutter, come anyway!  Trail 209…

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Dear friends, supporters, and colleagues: For the past four years, Ben Prater has served as the Associate Executive Director of Wild South. It is my pleasure to announce that he will be transitioning into a new position here at Wild South – Director of Conservation. As you are aware Wild South has undergone a significant…

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Disappearing Nature By Ryan Rosenfelt Grade 7 at Evergreen Community Charter School Nature is changing and so is the human race. We are becoming more dependent on technology and are forgetting what nature provides us. Nature supplies us firewood, oxygen, and the simplicity of natural beauty. Our society has grown keen to covering up all of our flaws.…

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