Archive for July 2020

Wild Wednesday Episode 5 – Nature Photography on Sipsey Fork

This week’s Wild Wednesday explorers are led by photographer Josh Levesque on the Sipsey Fork in the Bankhead National Forest in northwest Alabama.  Join us on this fun adventure with Josh, Bella and Jack Newby and Wild South staff and discover the amazing beauty and life on Alabama’s only Wild and Scenic river and how…

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Wild Wednesday Episode 4 – July 22, 2020

The Sipsey Wilderness is the location of this week’s Wild Wednesday nature hike for kids and families.  Wild South staff member and Leave No Trace Master Educator Kim Waites weaves the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace into our exploration.  Today’s adventure includes a scavenger hunt that you can do wherever you are.  Follow the…

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Wild Wednesday hike in the Bankhead National Forest, July 8

Welcome to this week’s Wild Wednesday nature hike for kids and families!  Today, Maggie Johnston from Camp McDowell explores with us in the Bankhead National Forest.  Before the video starts, grab a pencil and a piece of paper so that you can join in the fun activity that Maggie has for us! Even when we…

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Volunteer Spotlight – Tony Barber

It was in October 2009 that Wild South’s first Premier Volunteer was named and awarded with a fine sourwood walking stick harvested, crafted and engraved by former Alabama Programs Manager Mark Kolinski.  That first Wild South volunteer to be honored was Ted Kuzma.  Every year since then, Wild South staff has given serious deliberation to…

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Wild Wednesdays in the Bankhead National Forest

It’s Wild Wednesday time at Wild South!  Welcome to our very first Wild Wednesday video.  We are conducting our annual summertime nature hikes for kids and families in the Bankhead National Forest in Alabama a little differently this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Join us by watching a series of Wild Wednesday videos we…

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