Archive for September 2014

Hike in Bankhead National Forest Saturday, Oct. 4

Afternoon Botanical Hike in Sipsey Wilderness Bankhead National Forest (AL) Saturday, October 4, 2014 1:00 p.m. at Warrior Mountains Trading Company Sign up through Meetup .  There is a 10-person group size limit in Sipsey wilderness.  Advance sign-up is required for this hike. Leader:  Kevin England Distance:  4 or 5 miles roundtrip Rating:  Moderate All ages welcome …

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Brown-headed Nuthatch (Sitta pusilla)

Brown-headed Nuthatch (Sitta pusilla) By Carson Feather Whitmore The brown-headed nuthatch is the smallest of the eastern nuthatches and makes its home in standing dead tree cavities and often in long-leaf pine forests where it can find adequate shelter and food seeds. Even when these areas are not being lost to development, management for fire…

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It’s trailwork time in Sipsey Wilderness! Sept. 20

It’s trailwork time in Sipsey Wilderness and YOU are invited! Wild South’s next Helping Hands volunteer workday will be a Wilderness 50th Stewardship Project Saturday, September 20 Wild South office 8:30 a.m. Sign up or ask questions HERE! Trail:  Sipsey Wilderness Trail #207, the Braziel Creek Trail. Distance:  At least 5 miles Description of activity:  Using…

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Citico Creek Wilderness

Citico Creek Wilderness Located in the Cherokee National Forest in eastern Tennessee, the Citico Creek Wilderness area is a truly wild area. Named after the Cherokee Overhill town, Citico offers 57.4 total miles of trail through the varying landscape of over 16,000 acres. Bordered by the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, this area is a treasure of the…

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Chaco, ENO and Wild South team up Sept 15 to celebrate

Join up with Wild South, Chaco, ENO, Green Man Brewing and a lot of great friends to celebrate wild places! Win free pair of Chacos, ENO hammocks, Wild South gear and more -and beer from Green Man will help support Wild South. September 15, 2014, from 5pm-9pm at ENO -24 Buxton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

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