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Wild Wednesday Episode 6 – Brushy Lake Recreation Area

By Wild South | August 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Wild Wednesday Episode 6 – Brushy Lake Recreation Area

This Wild Wednesday adventure is dedicated with great love to the memory of our friend Dave Hollaway – Camp McDowell’s Big Dave – who inspired us, entertained us and taught us with open-hearted enthusiasm that was as big and wild as the sky.   This week’s Wild Wednesday adventure is an exploration of the bluff…

Wild Wednesday Episode 5 – Nature Photography on Sipsey Fork

By Wild South | July 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Wild Wednesday Episode 5 – Nature Photography on Sipsey Fork

This week’s Wild Wednesday explorers are led by photographer Josh Levesque on the Sipsey Fork in the Bankhead National Forest in northwest Alabama.  Join us on this fun adventure with Josh, Bella and Jack Newby and Wild South staff and discover the amazing beauty and life on Alabama’s only Wild and Scenic river and how…

Wild Wednesday Episode 4 – July 22, 2020

By Wild South | July 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Wild Wednesday Episode 4 – July 22, 2020

The Sipsey Wilderness is the location of this week’s Wild Wednesday nature hike for kids and families.  Wild South staff member and Leave No Trace Master Educator Kim Waites weaves the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace into our exploration.  Today’s adventure includes a scavenger hunt that you can do wherever you are.  Follow the…

“The movement for the preservation by the nation of sections of the wilderness as national playgrounds is essentially a democratic movement in the interest of all our people.”

- Theodore Roosevelt,
Wilderness Reserves