Posts by Janice Barrett

Lost in the ‘Land of a Thousand Waterfalls’ by Sid Burgess

The first anniversary of Sid Burgess’s now famous adventure and ultimately successful rescue in the Sipsey Wilderness of north Alabama is April 6.  Sid has written the compelling story of the four days and three nights he wandered wet, cold and lost exactly one year ago in the Sipsey Wilderness.  We at Wild South are…

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Inspired

  Forest love starts for many of us when we are carried outside before we can even walk by adults who feel drawn to be in the wildest places they can get to.  Sometimes that wildest place is a backyard or park; sometimes it is a national or state park or national forest; sometimes it is…

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Keeping it Wild While Playing it Safe in the Time of COVID19

At Wild South, our first concern is always the well-being and safety of our volunteers, participants and staff, both in and out of the forests in which we work. We share a common concern over the recent spread of the coronavirus and want to assure you that we are implementing precautions and taking the appropriate…

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Film Festival at the Princess Theatre, Dec. 3

The Road to Restoration: Our Path to a Sustainable Tomorrow Monday, December 3 Wild South is proud to partner with the Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts and the University of Alabama’s Honors College in screening The Road to Restoration: our path to a Sustainable Tomorrow, an exploration of some of today’s most urgent topics about the…

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Volunteers, It’s Privet Roundup Time! Nov. 17

Wild South Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, November 17 8:30 a.m. at Wild South office 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama   Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 You are invited to volunteer on our first Chinese privet control workday of the season! Chinese privet is one of the most threatening non-native invasive plant species…

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Wild South hike in Sipsey Wilderness, Oct. 27

Join Wild South staff for a hike in the Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, October 27 9:00 a.m. at the Wild South office at 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama or 9:35 a.m. at the Sipsey Recreation Trailhead upper parking lot. Group size is strictly limited and advance registration is required.  Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Indicate…

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Volunteer Workday in Bankhead National Forest, October 20

Join Wild South staff for a day of sandstone glade restoration in the Bankhead National Forest Saturday, October 20 8:30 a.m. at the Wild South office at 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama OR 9:15 a.m. at the Corinth glade on Winston County Road 57.  The glade site is on the side of the road on the…

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