Our Partners

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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Oskar Blues benefit for Wild South on St. Patrick’s Day!

Jump on the Trolley to Oskar Blues! Monday March 17, 2014 – St. Patrick’s Day – is Give-Back Monday at Oskar Blues benefiting Wild South! “-Together, conserving our Southern wilds” Get on the Trolley leaving Asheville at 430pm and leaving Brevard at 8pm to return to AVL! To secure a seat – RSVP to ben.colvin@wildsouth.org 

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Painted Bunting

Painted Bunting  (Passerina ciris) As the season warms up this year, the grays of winter become the colors of spring…and some of those colors are just wild! One of the most colorful songbirds you’ll see in the South is a small finch breed with a secretive story – the Painted Bunting.  In the Eastern US,…

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Welcome New Wild South -TN Wild Staff!

We are proud to welcome two new members to the TN Wild Staff! (Pat Byington (TN Wild), Sen. Lamar Alexander, Laura Hodge (TN Wild), Kayse Smith (TN Wild intern), Sen Bob Corker, Scotty Bowman (TN Wild)) –Scotty Bowman and Laura Hodge have joined us to add their energy and skills to build even stronger grassroots…

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Call for Nominations – 2014 Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Awards

For Immediate Release, January 8, 2013 Contact:  Ben Colvin, Wild South, (828) 258-2667  Call for Nominations Wild South’s Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Awards  ASHEVILLE, NC.—  Wild South invites nominations for its Sixth Annual Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Awards. On March 21, 2014, four individuals and one business will be recognized for their Outstanding Contributions to environmental conservation in the…

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Outdoor Holiday Gifts to Support Wild South – LIMITED!

These are VERY limited special Holiday Gift Packages for Wild South supporters! (Over $250 value) Order HERE  Quickly before they are GONE – Only TEN packages available! Link to ORDER is HERE (order before Dec 21 to shipping before the 25th) Donations of $250 support wildlands protection AND you will receive a Gift Package of:…

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Yellowhammer Woodpecker (Northern Flicker)

Yellowhammer Woodpecker  (Colaptes auratus) Also called the Northern Flicker or Yellow-Shafted Flicker The Yellowhammer is one of the most common woodpeckers in the US, but it holds a special place in the heart of the South.  In 1927, it became the official State Bird of Alabama, often attributed to a story about a Civil War…

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French Broad Brewing Donates Tasting Room Sales

Halloween Week, October 28-November 2, 2013 , French Broad Brewing Co will donate Tasting Room sales to Wild South to protect wild places and wild things! French Broad Brewing Co. creates traditional European style beers while maintaining the unique flavor that is Asheville. They celebrate the values of wild places for people to play and…

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Golden Eagle

  Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)  The Golden Eagle is the largest raptor in North America, measuring from around two and half to three feet with a wingspan of seven feet! Golden Eagles are dark in color with a gold-yellow patch behind the neck and head- and they are ‘booted’, meaning they have feathers down to…

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Conservation Alliance Awards Wild South $25,000

                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2013 Contact:  Ben Colvin, Wild South, (828) 258-2667   Local Non-Profit awarded Conservation Alliance grant for Wilderness in Tennessee   ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Wild South has been awarded a $25,000 grant from The Conservation Alliance to designate 19,558 acres of…

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