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 starting with a clean slate so if you haven’t uploaded any photos yet, now is your chance to get involved and take home a Double Nest…

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On Saturday, June 2, 2018 five people and one helpful canine set out to continue Wild South’s search for the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee in the Shining Rock Wilderness area of the Pisgah National Forest. Hundreds of visitors visit the peaks of Sam Knob and Black Balsam here on the weekends, but very few that…

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Join Wild South’s Conservation Biologist, Morgan Harris, as we head out to the Balds at Roan Mountain to catch the blooming Rhododendrons that blanket these mountains around this time of year. We will walk along the Appalachian Trail and spend some time with the (hopefully) immensity of blooming Rhododendrons to seeing what’s buzzing around them.…

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We’re going to head out to Shining Rock Wilderness to search for Bumble Bees! Depending on the number of people that RSVP we will either search Sam Knob and Black Balsam Knob or just one of those trails. This is a wilderness area so group size is limited to 10, but we can have two…

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                    Join Wild South staff and volunteers for a day of hiking trail maintenance in Sipsey Wilderness. It has been decided that we will use this work day to remove graffiti from a bluff on trail 200, fix a washed out portion of trail on the…

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Quit drooling over gear and come on down to our Alabama office on Sunday, December 3rd where you will have a chance to purchase gently used outdoor gear and clothing for awesome, second hand prices. Have items that you would like to donate to the cause? Gather up your gently used and in working condition…

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  Join Wild South’s volunteer coordinator, Kim Waites, on a guided hike in the Talladega National Forest. The hike will take you on the Pinhoti and Cave Creek trails. It begins in the state park then travels through the Talladega National Forest moving through a wilderness study area with the famed McDill Point and then…

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Cranal Road Cleanup in the Bankhead National Forest The 24th annual National Public Lands Day is September 30, 2017. This is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands, aimed at connecting people to public lands in their community, inspiring environmental stewardship, and encouraging use of public lands for education, recreation and general health.…

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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. Specific trail TBD closer to time. Saturday, September 23. Meet at the Cheaha State Park store at…

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