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Wild Wednesday Episode 5 – Nature Photography on Sipsey Fork

By Wild South | July 29, 2020

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…

Wild Wednesday Episode 4 – July 22, 2020

By Wild South | 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…

Wild Wednesday Video Hike for Kids and Families in the Bankhead National Forest

By Wild South | July 15, 2020

Welcome to Wild South’s Wild Wednesday hike!  This week, we explore with biologist and research scientist Joseph Jenkins in the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River, Alabama’s only Wild…

Wild Wednesday hike in the Bankhead National Forest, July 8

By Wild South | July 8, 2020

Welcome to this week’s Wild Wednesday nature hike for kids and families!  Today, Maggie Johnston from Camp McDowell explores with us in the Bankhead National Forest.  Before the video starts,…

Volunteer Spotlight – Tony Barber

By Wild South | July 6, 2020

It was in October 2009 that Wild South’s first Premier Volunteer was named and awarded with a fine sourwood walking stick harvested, crafted and engraved by former Alabama Programs Manager…

Wild Wednesdays in the Bankhead National Forest

By Wild South | July 1, 2020

It’s Wild Wednesday time at Wild South!  Welcome to our very first Wild Wednesday video.  We are conducting our annual summertime nature hikes for kids and families in the Bankhead…

“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