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July 2019

Wild Wednesday Hikes to Low Pressure Bridge & Kinlock Falls

July 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am
Wild South Alabama, 552 Lawrence St.
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 24th   Hike #1 to Low Pressure Bridge This spot on the Sipsey Fork is a summertime dream come true! This area is characterized by swimming holes, shallow pools filled with aquatic life, a sandy river bank, a deep and cool sandstone canyon with rock shelters, and a waterfall. It's a perfect place to play, explore, and learn about the Black Warrior watershed. This part of the Sipsey is home to many…

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Environmental Film Festival – AL Center for the Arts

July 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Alabama Center for the Arts, 133 Second Avenue NE
Decatur, AL 35601 United States
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  Join Wild South for an Environmental Film Festival! Friday, July 26th   "Avoiding a Point of No Return: Road to Year Twelve" Presented by the University of Alabama's Honors College Film and the Environment Class   We are proud to partner with the Alabama Center for the Arts and the University of Alabama's Honors College for this event, which will explore some of today's most urgent environmental topics, and humankind's impact on the future of our planet. These six…

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August 2019

Wild Wednesday Hike to Caney Creek Falls

August 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am
Wild South Alabama, 552 Lawrence St.
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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  ***Unfortunately, this hike has been CANCELED. We apologize for any inconvenience!*** Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 24th   Hike to Caney Creek Falls Caney Creek Falls is a perfect summertime hike! Within one mile from the trailhead, we will encounter the stunning falls, and one of the best swimming holes in Alabama. The hike into the canyon is mostly on an old road, which is now an un-maintained trail. The descent into the canyon is quite steep…

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Book-Signing & Artist Talk with Charles Seifried

August 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wild South Alabama, 552 Lawrence St.
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Free

Photo (c) Charles Seifried   Join us for an intimate book-signing event & artist talk with photographer Charles Seifried Sunday, August 11th from 1-3 pm    Charles Seifried is a renowned photographer and dedicated forest advocate. He has spent much of his professional career documenting the amazing landscapes of the South, introducing individuals to the amazing natural beauty of our wildest places. His photographic works inspire wonder, awe, and appreciation, and played a pivotal role in the fight to save…

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Work Day in Sipsey Wilderness

August 31, 2019 @ 8:30 am
Wild South Alabama, 552 Lawrence St.
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Join Wild South for a Work Day in the Sipsey Wilderness! Saturday, August 31st    Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: Join Wild South staff, wilderness rangers and volunteers for an exciting work day in the Sipsey Wilderness! The day will begin with a crosscut demonstration on the Borden Creek trail, removing a large oak tree from the trail with traditional tools. Certified sawyer or not, come on down and get…

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January 2020

Helping Hands volunteer workday in Sipsey Wilderness, Jan. 19

January 19, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
552 Lawrence street, Moulton, Alabama, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Please note that the date of this project has changed from Saturday, Jan. 18 to Sunday, Jan. 19 because of predicted high chance of thunderstorms. As demonstrated by Wild South volunteer Donna K, Chinese privet will sprout anywhere. Chinese privet control project on Thompson Creek, Sipsey Wilderness (AL) Sunday, January 19 8:30 a.m. at the Wild South office (552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama) or 9:30 a.m. at the Thompson Creek trailhead Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166. Chinese privet is the most threatening non-native invasive plant…

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Helping Hands Work Day

January 25, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wild South, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Meet at the Wild South office at 8:30 or at the Randolph Trailhead at 9:00. Come join the fun! We will be performing trail maintenance on trail 202 in the Sipsey Wilderness. Recent storms have downed several trees! We will be removing trail blockages and reestablishing a clear path for wilderness visitors. Bring a small backpack with lunch, snacks, plenty of drinking water (or water filter); work gloves; a hardhat if you have one. Wear clothes that are comfortable for…

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February 2020

How To Navigate the Sipsey Wilderness

February 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wild South, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Celebrate the New Year and get prepared with a class on map reading and wilderness navigation! Your safety depends on this! Have you ever wondered what those funny lines and symbols are on a topographic map? Do you feel you could safely navigate the Sipsey Wilderness if you were lost? Would you like to hone your map reading skills and learn how to navigate specifically within the Sipsey Wilderness? Join Wild South staff and volunteers for a morning of learning…

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Volunteer Workday in Sipsey Wilderness

February 15, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
552 Lawrence street, Moulton, Alabama, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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  Wild South volunteer Melony Terry demonstrates that privet control is dirty work. Privet removal on Thompson Creek, Sipsey Wilderness Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:30 a.m. at the Wild South office (address and map below) Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 Chinese privet is the most threatening non-native invasive plant species in the Sipsey Wilderness. Privet control is physically demanding, dirty, strenuous work that requires a lot of bending, stooping, pulling by hand and with tools, and carrying large bundles…

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June 2020

Water Is Life: In the Sipsey Wilderness with Wild South

June 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
online Zoom webinar

  Wild South staff Kim Waites and Janice Barrett and research scientist Joseph Jenkins will join Alabama Rivers Alliance's Water Is Life series on June 16 at 12 noon (CDT) to talk about Alabama's only Wild and Scenic river, the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River, and the Sipsey Wilderness.   Please plan to join us on this Zoom webinar!  Click here to register. 

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