Archive for November 2015

Hike in Bankhead National Forest, Dec. 5

Let’s go hiking! Saturday, December 5 Someplace spectacular in the Bankhead National Forest 9:30 a.m. Warrior Mountains Trading Company Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org OUR HIKES FILL QUICKLY!  Group size is limited. Advance sign-up is required.   Priority will be given to those bringing at least 1 child or teenager under 18 years old. Leader:  Tim Davis…

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#OptOutside with Wild South and REI

This year, Wild South is joining REI on Friday to #OptOutside. Join us for one of our events in Alabama or North Carolina — or tag Wild South on social media with your Friday outdoor adventure! #WildSouth and #OptOutside. See you out there! Alabama: Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve Hike at 10 a.m. with Kim Waites,…

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Chief Conservation Scientist

J.J. Apodaca  828-771-7003 jj@wildsouth.org J.J. Apodaca is a professor of conservation biology at Warren Wilson College and Senior Co-Chair for Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC). He holds a Ph.D. in evolutionary and conservation biology from the University of Alabama and a B.S. in Biology from the University of South Florida. His research interests include combining…

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November 2015 E-Zine

November News from Wild South Wild South Thanks Alabama Volunteers Wild South is so grateful to our many Alabama volunteers! On November 8, Wild South honored more than 50 volunteers at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at Brushy Lake in the Bankhead National Forest. Last year, from November 1, 2014 to October 31, 2015, our…

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Public Comment Deadline December 15 on Pisgah-Nantahala Management Plan

The forests need your voice! Comment deadline December 15 The mountains in Western North Carolina are home to the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, which offer endless opportunities for recreation, solitude, conservation, and scenic values.   Currently the United States Forest Service is revising their management plan for these lands.  The new plan not only encompasses…

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Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness November 14

Join Wild South for trail maintenance in Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, November 14 Meet at 8:30 at the Warrior Mountains Trading Company, 11312 Hwy. 33, Moulton, AL Option 1:  A small group of volunteers is needed to continue the building of steps on Trail 209 (Sipsey Fork Trail) at the Borden Creek crossing.  We began this…

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