Our Partners

Fighting a Wildfire in the Linville Gorge

The morning of Sunday, April 28th  began as most Sundays do. Two Wild South trail crews gathered in the early morning hours to tackle a full day of work in the Linville Gorge. The weather was perfect and spring was in the air. Volunteers spent the day removing fallen trees, repairing trailbed, and removing graffiti…

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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 North Carolina is no exception. For years now, Wild South has worked with partners in the region to help keep Hellbenders from making their way…

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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 the trail and search for the elusive Rusty Patched Bumble Bee at a site that is the pinnacle of pollinator habitat. Sam’s Gap is home…

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Welcome, 2018 Interns!

Wild South is committed to training the next generation of conservationists and each year we bring on interns to help them gain experience in the field of conservation that will help them achieve their career goals. These interns are always eager to help and are passionate about doing what they can to help protect nature…

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Wild South 2014 Conservation Award Winners

2014 Gala Video Found HERE Outstanding Business in Conservation: Rock/Creek Outfitters (Chattanooga, TN)(Video) (Fynn Glover accepting Rock.Creek award) Rock/Creek and owner, Dawson Wheeler, have spearheaded Chattanooga’s development into one of the south’s most prized and visited outdoor meccas. Fostering trail running through the world class Salomon Rock/Creek Race series, as well as his work for the…

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ENO receives The Conservation Alliance Outstanding Partner Award for work with Wild South

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release – May 12, 2014 Contact: Benjamin Colvin: 828-258-2667 ben.colvin@wildsouth.org ASHEVILLE, NC –The Conservation Alliance Outstanding Partnership Award highlights collaboration of Eagles Nest Outfitters and Wild South, reaching thousands to advocate for the protection of Southern wild places. Eagles Nest Outfitters, Black Diamond Equipment and The Forest Group were the selected winners of…

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Evergreen Earth Day Writing Contest Award Winner

Disappearing Nature By Ryan Rosenfelt Grade 7 at Evergreen Community Charter School Nature is changing and so is the human race. We are becoming more dependent on technology and are forgetting what nature provides us. Nature supplies us firewood, oxygen, and the simplicity of natural beauty. Our society has grown keen to covering up all of our flaws.…

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Alabama’s Biodiversity – Inspiring A New Century of Discovery

Alabama Citizens Pay Tribute to Dr. Edward O. Wilson Wednesday, April 23rd at 7 p.m. Concert Hall, Moody Music Building The University of Alabama Citizens from throughout Alabama will join together for an evening of storytelling and sharing discoveries about Alabama’s natural world to honor Alabama native son and internationally recognized naturalist and biodiversity expert…

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Wild South Awarded Grant to Partner with Cherokee Preservation Foundation

  March 27, 2014 Cherokee One Feather We are proud and honored to once again partner with the Cherokee Preservation Foundation to finalize projects placing 85,000 tribal records into EBCI libraries and providing greater public access to these critical records which not only provide historical and genealogical information, but are also applicable to pinpoint special…

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