Storyteller Anne Markham Bailey Speaks for the Bankhead
This summer, Wild South sat down with Anne Bailey, producer and director of Present Tense Podcast, to find out more about her inspiring series, “The Fight for Alabama’s Last Wild…Read More
Call For Volunteers in the Sipsey Wilderness
Do you love the Sipsey Wilderness? Are you passionate about taking care of public lands? If so, Wild South has a great volunteer opportunity for you! Join us in conducting…Read More
Citizen Science – Protecting the South’s Biodiversity
The wild lands of the South are home to many rare and imperiled species. And our forests and the living things that depend on them need our help, now more…Read More
Is your stream impacting Hellbenders?
Some areas in Western North Carolina provide a haven for imperiled Eastern Hellbenders with large populations scattered about the region; however, this giant salamander is declining across its range and…Read More
September Bumble Bee Challenge!
The Bumble Bee Challenge is back! We took a month off from prizes in August, but for September we have a special prize from local ceramic artist Laurie Caffery. This…Read More
Bumble Bee Blitz!!
All summer we’ve been searching and searching for the ever elusive Rusty Patched Bumble Bee and now is the time to really ramp up our efforts! Why, you ask? Well,…Read More
Trip Report: Sam’s Gap – August 6, 2018
Wild South staff and three dedicated citizen scientists arrived at the surprisingly crowded trailhead just off I-26 for the Appalachian Trail at 8:30. We were all eager to get onto…Read More
Trip Report: Beauty Spot Bald – July 26, 2018
Beauty Spot Bald, a gap along the Appalachian Trail on the Tennessee/North Carolina border, has an abundance of views, pollinators and, on July 26, volunteers searching for the Rusty Patched…Read More
Trip Report: Mt. Mitchell Bumble Bee Search – June 30, 2018
The Deep Gap Trail in Mount Mitchell State Park has it all, from breathtaking views to breathtaking altitude. Starting at the highest peak in the United States East of the…Read More
July Bumble Bee Challenge!
Another month, another Bumble Bee Challenge! This month we are awarding a prize to the Citizen Scientist with the most species uploaded to iNaturalist in the month of July. Remember, everyone is…Read More