This June we are giving out a prize to the citizen scientist that submits the most Bumble Bee observations to our iNaturalist project! They don’t have to be rare species, we want submissions of even the most common Bumble Bees around. Any information we gather through this project will be integral to conservation of Bumble…

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We’ve got exciting projects in the works for 2018! There are 3 new citizen science projects in the works to help protect Rusty Patched Bumble Bees, Spruce-Fir Forests, and Cliffside Ecosystems and WE NEED YOU! Citizen science relies on the public to contribute to scientific research. By volunteering with Wild South as a citizen scientist…

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  Join us for a work day in Cheaha Wilderness, Talladega National Forest. We will be performing light trail maintenance that will involve naturalizing fire rings, removing trash from existing fire rings and brushing and clearing minor trail blockages. This month we will be working on naturalizing unnecessary fire rings and cleaning out long standing…

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    Plan to join Wild South staff from Alabama and North Carolina, Wild South volunteers, members, partners and friends at our annual open house and party on Friday, January 26 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy food, beer and wine! Mingle with like-minded individuals that support the preservation of our public lands! This year…

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Take a refreshing Wilderness hike in the Sipsey Wilderness with Wild South. Our destination is the rapids on the Sipsey Fork on trail 206. Along the way, we will walk along Thompson Creek under big leaf magnolias, hemlocks and other hardwoods creating a cool canopy coverage. We will also see the notable Ship Rock and Eye…

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June 28, 2017 The real reason we need more youth volunteers on the National Forests: trail work can be really difficult!  It takes youthful energy to hike down 1,200 feet into Linville Gorge, spend the day clearing brush off trails, then hike back up with an 85 pound tire around your neck.  These three kids…

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Bankhead National Forest (Alabama) Hike Saturday, June 3 Meet at Wild South office at 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama 9:30 a.m. Advance sign-up required:  janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 Group size is limited. Hike to, on and under Balls Mountain Glade Leader:  Julia Bright Distance:  Approx. 1.5 miles roundtrip Rating:  Moderate All ages welcome The hike to…

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  It’s not all grunt work and sweat when our Volunteer Wilderness Rangers are out on patrol. They also capture the beauty and essence of our public lands through visual images. Take a look at these photographs that one volunteer ranger came home with after a recent patrol in Cheaha Wilderness.     High Falls is…

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