Archive for January 2018

Movie Night ~ Before the Flood

  Movie night is back after a long hiatus! We will begin again with a viewing of Before the Flood, a poignant documentary on climate change. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions. Friday, February 9 Door opens at 6:45. Movie will…

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Cheaha Wilderness Work Day February 3

  Join us for a work day in Cheaha Wilderness, Talladega National Forest. We will be performing light trail maintenance that will involve naturalizing fire rings, removing trash from existing fire rings and brushing and clearing minor trail blockages. This month we will be working on naturalizing unnecessary fire rings and cleaning out long standing…

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Hike in Bankhead National Forest, Saturday, January 27

Hike with Wild South in the Bankhead National Forest Saturday, January 27 9:00 a.m. at the Wild South office 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Advance registration is required. Destination:  Key Mill Branch Leader:  Tim Davis Distance:  Approx. 4 miles roundtrip Level of Challenge:  Moderate (mostly off-trail with some briefly steep slopes) Ages…

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Winter Warmer Weekend January 26-27

    Plan to join Wild South staff from Alabama and North Carolina, Wild South volunteers, members, partners and friends at our annual open house and party on Friday, January 26 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy food, beer and wine! Mingle with like-minded individuals that support the preservation of our public lands! This year…

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Tell Us Your Sipsey Fork (some say river) Story!

There are approximately 3.6 million miles of streams in the United States; 1.1 million are at least five miles in length. Only 12,734 miles are protected by the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. Alabama has approximately 77,242 miles of river, of which 61.4 miles of one river are designated as wild & scenic—less than 1/10th…

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MLK Day of Service, Monday January 15

  “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.”   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   In the Spring of 2017, through Alabama’s PALS (People Against a Littered State) program, Wild South adopted a five mile section of highway 33 in the Bankhead National Forest for trash pick up. A portion of this section borders the Sipsey…

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