Come see the wilderness as it ought to be, Saturday April 16 at 9:30a ~ 4:00p at Daffodil Flats.  No daffodils this year, but an explosion of wildflowers.  Such a rich cove with so much native variety that I don’t know why people focus so much on the non-native daffodils.    Once we’re sufficiently inspired…

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Earth Month and our National Forests are for EVERYONE to celebrate and enjoy! A Nature Exploration for All Abilities and All Ages 1:30 p.m. Brushy Lake Recreation Area, Bankhead National Forest All ages and abilities welcome! Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Include your phone number and let us know if there is a wheelchair user in your…

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 Calling for the Passage of the Wilderness Act In August, nearly 500 outdoor enthusiasts spent the weekend in Tellico Plains and the Cherokee National Forest, hiking, snorkeling, kayaking and paddle-boarding. They all had one thing in common: Their love for the outdoors and support of the Tennessee Wilderness Act. Below are some great pictures from…

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 Sipsey Fork canoe and kayak trip, Bankhead National Forest (Alabama) 9:30 a.m. Sipsey Recreation Area canoe launch (directions below) Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required.  Include # of people, # of boats and phone number. Bring your kayak or canoe and join us on Saturday, April…

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Wild South hike in the Sipsey Wilderness The Lookout Trail (Trail #203) Saturday, December 6 9:30 a.m. at Warrior Mountains Trading Company Click HERE to sign up through Meetup.com.  Group size is strictly limited to 10.  Advance sign-up is required. Leader:  Julia Bright Distance:  4 miles roundtrip Rating:  Moderate All ages welcome The Lookout Trail, or…

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  Wilderness Escape – Hiking Black Creek Wilderness (photo: Mill Creek) Hike series with Wild South Black Creek Hiking Trail De Soto National Forest (MS) Saturday October 25th, 2014 9:00 a.m. @ Janice Landing     Sign up on the facebook event page (hyperlink to page, url: https://www.facebook.com/events/735957199773133/) or email Nkrumah Frazier – nkrumah@wildsouth.org Distance: 7…

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Wild South Thanks NC Senators for Supporting Land and Water Conservation Fund It was a highly productive week for the Wild South-TN Wild staff in Washington.  In June, Wild South staff and volunteers participated in GO (Get Outdoors) Week in Washington, DC.  Topics during the week – long event included, seminars on veterans and outdoors,…

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The Natural History of Thompson Creek: A botanical exploration in the Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, May 3, 2014 8:30 a.m. Warrior Mountains Trading Company SIGN UP! Group size is strictly limited to 10 This fun, educational hike is a partnership between Wild South and the Environmental Education Association of Alabama Thompson Creek runs on the western…

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