The next meeting of the Bankhead Liaison Panel will be September 28, 2017 at the First National Bank in Double Springs.  The bank is located at 15305 Highway 278, Double Springs, Alabama 35553.  It is across the street from Jack’s restaurant. The meeting is scheduled from 6 – 9 pm. The agenda for this meeting will focus solely on…

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June 10, 2017 Wild South volunteers led by Morgan Harris, Wild South’s Conservation Biologist, began installing tree “cookies” in the Linville Gorge Wilderness. As part of a salamander habitat project, these cookies will create the necessary habitat for these critters to thrive. Future plan is to monitor and maintain these plots for scientific research. If…

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On Wednesday, April 26, Wild South engaged an energetic group of teens in a project that combined learning, service and fun. They began the day with a hike to historic Kinlock Shelter, then walked the road from the shelter to Kinlock Falls, picking up trash along the way. There were a multitude of surprises on…

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In an effort to continue conservation on public lands, Wild South has adopted five miles of highway that borders the Sipsey Wilderness in the Bankhead National Forest. In a partnership with PALS and ALDOT (People Against a Littered State and Alabama Department of Transportation, respectively), Wild South has agreed to maintain a litter free five…

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On the 3rd Saturday of every month, Wild South hosts a volunteer work day in the Sipsey Wilderness. Over winter, we generally pull privet along Thompson Creek. Then our focus shifts to other projects that need attention. In March, we had our last privet pulling day of the season. In April, we brought out the…

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We are especially thankful to the following companies for graciously donating prizes for the following categories; GRAND PRIZE The overall grand prize winner will choose one from the following; Osprey Manta AG 28 hydration backpack (men’s fit, dark green, retail value $165)   Osprey Mira AG 26 hydration backpack (women’s fit, bondi blue, retail value…

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Donate to The Women of the Sipsey Campaign For the past two years, Wild South has honored individuals who were leaders in the Sipsey Wilderness expansion campaign. Our first honorees were John Randolph, 2014, and Congressman Ronnie Flippo, 2015. This year, Wild South will celebrate and honor a special group of women who made the…

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Come see the wilderness as it ought to be, Saturday April 16 at 9:30a ~ 4:00p at Daffodil Flats.  No daffodils this year, but an explosion of wildflowers.  Such a rich cove with so much native variety that I don’t know why people focus so much on the non-native daffodils.    Once we’re sufficiently inspired…

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