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2023 Photos of the Year

By Wild South | December 12, 2023

  How many people does a wild place need? “But,” you say, “wild places are places without people, right?” True enough, but this planet is full of people. A wild place doesn’t…

Wild South Photos of the Year 2022!

By Wild South | December 23, 2022

What a great year for community volunteers caring for wild places of the South! In 2022, Wild South coordinated 300 events with the support of over 550 people who love…

Volunteer Spotlight – Abbey Malk

By Halley Burleson | August 25, 2021

Since moving to WNC 4 years ago, Abbey has become a well-known and respected trail maintainer.  In addition to volunteering weekly with Wild South, she also volunteers with Carolina Mountain…

Volunteer Spotlight – Tom Blair

By Halley Burleson | August 25, 2021

As a lifelong resident of WNC, Tom has always loved and taken pride in the priceless beauty of his home. “My mission, and what my children were taught, leave it…

Best Photos Spring 2021

By Halley Burleson | August 23, 2021

Sipsey Fork Wild and Scenic River Video

By Wild South | November 25, 2020

The Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River in northwest Alabama is Alabama’s only Wild and Scenic designated river.  Earlier this month, Wild South completed a cleanup and video project…

“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