Partner Blog

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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“So what are you going to do with your life?”

When Friday comes around, let’s get inspired – inspired to Get Outside to Enjoy, Value, Protect… and Experience!   Choices It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.                                     -J.K. Rowling    …

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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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Slow down and ENJOY! And a record number of birds counted.

May 11, 2013 First thoughts on Annual Great Smoky Mountains birding trip (annual since 1984!)  I’ve decided this needs mentioning – Wild South’s mission has me thinking: ‘inspire people to Enjoy, Value and Protect” begins with one great word – “Enjoy”.  In a world of gloom and doom, reactionary news, I completely agree that one…

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TN Wild Women’s Flyfishing Clinic -March 23, 2013

Sign Up HERE before the clinic fills! For Immediate Release Contact: Jeff Hunter (423) 322-7866 Celebrate spring in the great outdoors with Tennessee Wild Full day Women’s Fly Fishing Clinic will support conservation efforts Chattanooga (February 26, 2013) – With spring right around the corner, Tennessee Wild is planning their first ever Women’s Fly Fishing…

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Support Wild South with Local Deals

Western North Carolina supporting Wild South! You Get We Give is a local deals group- discounts on business in dining, travel, outdoor adventure, ..almost anything. And the best part – at check out, you can select Wild South and 10% of the purchase is donated to Wild South’s work to protect wild places and wild…

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Top 10 Endangered Places Feature Wild South Efforts

For the fith year now the Southern Environmental Law Center has released their Top 10 List of Endangered Places. Wild South has been working with the Law Center to protect three of these ten treasured landscapes. These include: 1) AL’s Talladega National Forest, 2) TN’s Goforth Creek Canyon, and 3) NC’s Courthouse Creek Watershed. To learn more…

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CD’s Custom Woodworks

Born and raised in the smallest state in the Union, Rhode Island, I grew up in a large family with deep ties to the region. From an early age I loved the outdoors, be it playing in the yard to hiking, I always wanted to be outside. As a boy I loved to visit the…

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Worst Congress for Wilderness Ever?

The 112th Congress has been called the Do-Nothing Congress. Don’t let them do nothing for wilderness this year! Worst Congress for Wilderness In 1964, the 88th Congress set aside more than 100 million acres of pristine wild lands as wilderness… Since then, just about every single Congress has added precious new places to the map……

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Deltec Homes to Market App State Student-Designed Home

By: Leigha Dickens, Deltec Homes Green Building Coordinator At Deltec Homes, we continue to take Green Building seriously and are taking innovative steps! As of late September, we have signed an agreement with Appalachian State University (ASU) to manufacture the Solar Homestead–a net-zero, and yes, square home designed by professors and students in ASU’s Building Technology department. The Solar Homestead was one of twenty home designs…

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