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TN Wild Intern answers, “Why Wilderness?”

By Wild South | December 6, 2012

Recently we asked our TN Wild Interns to discuss their experience organizing communities and lobbying Congress to protect nearly 20,000 acres of Wilderness in the Cherokee National Forest.  Learn more…

Time is running out for Wilderness

By Wild South | December 4, 2012

Very important! Time is running out for some two-dozen wilderness bills pending in Congress, including the Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2011 (S.1090). Together, these pieces of legislation would safeguard more…

Keepsakes for a Cause

By Wild South | December 1, 2012

Looking for a great gift idea for the holidays?  Have a look at this beautiful keepsake hand crafted by our friends at CD’s Custom Woodworks.  The leaves featured in the design are…

Winter Warmer Dec. 5th

By Wild South | November 27, 2012

Wild South is delighted to invite you to join us at a special event celebrating a successful 2012.  Come on out to Second Gear and join us for an evening of fellowship.…

Revision of Nantahala-Pisgah Management Plan

By Wild South | November 20, 2012

 ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2012 – Kristin Bail, forest supervisor of the USDA Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina, today announced that the agency is beginning the formal process…

Tellico

Federal Court Protects Brook Trout

By Wild South | October 4, 2012

Rejecting a challenge from ORV enthusiasts, a federal judge today upheld U.S. Forest Service and conservation groups’ efforts to protect the Tellico River watershed in the Nantahala National Forest, including…

“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,
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