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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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Spring Drive is Here!

When you support Wild South, you are protecting the wild places and wildlife across the South. From preserving cultural heritage in North Carolina to maintaining trails in the Alabama wilderness…your support of Wild South goes a long way! If you contribute to Wild South by May 15th, your donation will help us meet our Spring Drive goal…

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Thank you!

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Your purchase shows your pride in what we do and your support is incredible! Wild South is the voice of our public lands and because we stand united, we continue to see major milestones reached – wilderness preserved, wild animals saved, cultural resources protected and people like you connected to…

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Volunteer – Asheville Earth Day Hosted by Wild South and Moogfest

Getting ACTIVE in North Carolina with Wild South We are proud to again host Asheville Earth Day, this year including “Earth Week” with area cleanups and other service events that surround the April 19th celebration event. On Saturday April 12, Sierra Nevada is sponsoring a riverbank cleanup at Hominy Creek and Wild South and Asheville…

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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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Red Hills Salamander

                                                                                 Red Hills Salamander  (Phaeognathus hubrichti) The Red Hills Salamander is a really large terrestrial salamander – about 10 inches long! They are a brownish gray color and were not known to exist until around 1960. Red Hills Salamanders are incredibly unique! They are thought to only live in a small area of only about…

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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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Carolina Wren

  Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) by Cherie Southwick   Think you are “in-tune” with nature? Well, if you’ve heard the sweet songs of the Carolina wren, you might just be. This small, yet very vocal, animal is known to sing anywhere and at any time, and is known for being one of the loudest species…

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