Campaigns

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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Women of the Sipsey

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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Save the Land and Water Conservation Fund Today!

This is a critical moment in the future of America’s wild places. The Land and Water Conservation Fund, one of the most successful conservation programs in history, has been cut and we need Congress to reinstate it before it’s too late. Please send an email (see below) or call to your Senator and Representative today…

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Public Comment Deadline December 15 on Pisgah-Nantahala Management Plan

The forests need your voice! Comment deadline December 15 The mountains in Western North Carolina are home to the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, which offer endless opportunities for recreation, solitude, conservation, and scenic values.   Currently the United States Forest Service is revising their management plan for these lands.  The new plan not only encompasses…

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Wild South’s Campaign for Wildlife and Wilderness Champions

Wild South Invites YOU to be a Wildlife and Wilderness Champion Donate – Become A Champion Today This fall, Wild South is launching our Campaign for Wildlife and Wilderness Champions. Our mission is to inspire people to enjoy, value and protect the wild character and natural legacy of the South. We want you to be a part…

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#GivingTuesday

This holiday season, place Wild South at the top of your giving list – because YOU are helping to make lasting change and a legacy for future generations. On December 2, Visit our #GivingTuesday page and donate! It always feels better to Give than to Receive!     And check out this GREAT video from…

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Tennessee Wilderness Act needed to protect headwaters of river

 Pat Byington: Tennessee Wilderness Act needed to protect headwaters of river Nov 2, 2014 (article Link HERE) I believe President Ronald Reagan would be very proud if he visited communities surrounding Tennessee’s wilderness areas today. On October 30, 1984, President Reagan signed into law the first Tennessee Wilderness Act. 30 years. One generation. Back in February,…

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All Things Bright and Beautiful – TN Wild!

All Things Bright and Beautiful by Susan Montgomery Oct 1, 2014 Chattanooga Out “The forest is quiet save for a delicate scratching beneath the earth. A velvety mole bores its way to the roots of a red maple. There, it pushes up from the soil and scurries into a blackberry thicket, picked clean by white…

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TN Wild in DC and Celebration Events

Wild South Thanks NC Senators for Supporting Land and Water Conservation Fund It was a highly productive week for the Wild South-TN Wild staff in Washington.  In June, Wild South staff and volunteers participated in GO (Get Outdoors) Week in Washington, DC.  Topics during the week – long event included, seminars on veterans and outdoors,…

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Support TN Wilderness!

Donate Today to Support Wilderness! Wild South connects you with YOUR public lands – and we are putting boots on the ground all over the South in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Great News – On April 8th, 2014, the Tennessee Wilderness Act unanimously  passed out of the U.S. Senate Agriculture…

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