Call For Volunteers in the Sipsey Wilderness
Do you love the Sipsey Wilderness? Are you passionate about taking care of public lands? If so, Wild South has a great volunteer opportunity for you! Join us in conducting…Read More
Preserving Alabama’s Wildest Places
Alabama is home to three federally-designated Wilderness areas – Sipsey Wilderness, Cheaha Wilderness, and Dugger Mountain Wilderness. These incredibly biodiverse and geologically-fascinating areas each possess their own unique Wilderness character…Read More
Cheaha Wilderness McDill Overlook Work Day
Sunday, December 9th Join Wild South and volunteers for a work day on the Pinhoti trail. McDill Overlook, or McDill Point as some call it, is a popular point that…Read More
Cheaha Wilderness Work Day October 27
Cheaha Wilderness Work Day October 27 Join us for a work day in Cheaha Wilderness, Talladega National Forest. This month we will be working on reorienting a wilderness portal sign…Read More
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…Read More
September Bumble Bee Challenge!
The Bumble Bee Challenge is back! We took a month off from prizes in August, but for September we have a special prize from local ceramic artist Laurie Caffery. This…Read More
Bumble Bee Blitz!!
All summer we’ve been searching and searching for the ever elusive Rusty Patched Bumble Bee and now is the time to really ramp up our efforts! Why, you ask? Well,…Read More
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…Read More
Trip Report: Beauty Spot Bald – July 26, 2018
Beauty Spot Bald, a gap along the Appalachian Trail on the Tennessee/North Carolina border, has an abundance of views, pollinators and, on July 26, volunteers searching for the Rusty Patched…Read More
Trip Report: Mt. Mitchell Bumble Bee Search – June 30, 2018
The Deep Gap Trail in Mount Mitchell State Park has it all, from breathtaking views to breathtaking altitude. Starting at the highest peak in the United States East of the…Read More