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January 2020

Helping Hands Work Day

January 25 @ 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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Hike in the Bankhead National Forest, Jan. 25

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
552 Lawrence street, Moulton, Alabama, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Join Wild South for a guided hike to someplace beautiful in the Bankhead National Forest! "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread...where nature may give strength to body and soul."  ~John Muir 9:00 a.m. at the Wild South office (map below) downtown Moulton, Alabama. Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required. Destination to be announced closer to the date according to weather, water levels, trail conditions, etc. Leader:  Janice Barrett, Wild South…

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February 2020

Guided Hike in Bankhead National Forest, Feb. 1

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
552 Lawrence street, Moulton, Alabama, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Wild South hikers on January 25th hike in Bankhead National Forest Join Wild South staff in an exploration of the Kinlock Historic District. Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Group size is strictly limited and advance sign-up is required. Leader:  Janice Barrett Distance:  Approx. ~2 miles Level of challenge:  Moderate Children welcome! Learn about the cultural and natural history of the Bankhead National Forest and Sipsey Wilderness in this exploration of the Kinlock Historic District. Our hike will begin on…

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How To Navigate the Sipsey Wilderness

February 2 @ 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 @ 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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What’s In Your Backpack? Ten Hiking Essentials

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wild South, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Spend a day learning about the 10 hiking essentials and exchanging ideas with other hikers. Peek into each other’s packs, get to know each other and have a fun wilderness hike! Wild South’s Wilderness Volunteer Coordinator, Kim Waites, has been leading and teaching wilderness skills for a decade.  Kim is a Leave No Trace Master Educator and Wilderness First Responder. Spend the day learning from an expert! The hike will begin at the Wild South office in Moulton, Alabama where…

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Wild South’s next hike in the Bankhead National Forest

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
552 Lawrence street, Moulton, Alabama, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Hike with Wild South to Holmes Chapel Falls Saturday, February 29 9:00 a.m. at the Wild South office (map and address below) Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Advance sign-up is required in order to limit group size. Leader:  Leah Fountain, Wild South volunteer Distance:  2 miles or less roundtrip Level of Difficulty:  Moderate (completely off-trail) All ages welcome!  This hike is great for children. Be prepared for terrain that is rocky, rooty and wet with no trail.  There will…

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March 2020

Hike in the Bankhead National Forest

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
552 Lawrence street, Moulton, Alabama, 552 Lawrence Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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Wild South staff photo Explore your National Forest with Wild South Saturday, March 7 Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Wild South office (see map below) Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Advance sign-up is required in order to limit group size. Leader:  Janice Barrett Distance:  4 - 5 miles roundtrip Level of Difficulty:  Moderately challenging All ages welcome.  Please bring children! The destination of our hike will be decided closer to March 7 depending on weather, water levels, what's…

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April 2020

Spring Outdoor Gear Sale!

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
moulton mini storage, 13338 Market Street
Moulton, AL 35650 United States
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  We believe that inaccessibility to the outdoors is often due to the lack of quality gear. Outdoor gear can be expensive. We want everyone to have a chance to obtain good quality outdoor gear at affordable prices. Wild South will host an outdoor gear sale on Saturday, April 25th in front of the Moulton Mini Storage on highway 33 AKA Wilderness Parkway! Stop by on your way to the wilderness! If you have good, gently used quality outdoor gear…

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June 2020

Water Is Life: In the Sipsey Wilderness with Wild South

June 16 @ 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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