Archive for November 2016

News from Wild South – November 2016 E-Zine

A big THANK YOU to all volunteers, interns, partner organizations, and those who have given your financial support — thank you all for a great year at Wild South!  Our work continues to expand, powered by the enthusiasm of communities that love their public lands. With your help, this month we have protected vulnerable amphibian…

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A New Threat to Amphibians and What You Can Do to Help

By Morgan Harris, Wild South’s Associate Conservation Biologist Three-hundred and twenty million years ago, amphibians were the dominant life form and reached sizes of up to twenty feet long. Through time, and as new animals rose, such as the dinosaurs and then mammals, amphibians became smaller and stayed in the aquatic environment or moved underground…

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Sipsey Wilderness Hikes, Dec. 3

Wild South Hikes in the Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, December 3 9:30 a.m. Warrior Mountains Trading Company Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  All participants must sign up in advance.  Group size in Sipsey Wilderness is strictly limited to 10. Two hikes to choose from: Rock Garden Falls Leader:  Tim Davis Distance:  3 miles, roundtrip Level…

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Public Votes for Public Lands

  The moment has arrived to select a grand prize winner for Wild South’s First Annual Photo Contest! The judges have selected the winners in each of the competition categories, but for the Grand Prize, we want to hear the public’s voice for the best photo representing our public lands. We are asking YOU to…

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